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 for Jay
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Jay \Jay\, n. [F. geai, OF. gai, jaj, perh. fr. OHG. g[=a]hi.
     Cf. Gay.] (Zool.)
     Any one of the numerous species of birds belonging to
     Garrulus, Cyanocitta, and allied genera of the family
     Corvidae. They are allied to the crows, but are smaller,
     more graceful in form, often handsomely colored, and usually
     have a crest.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Note: The European jay ({Garrulus glandarius) is a large and
           handsomely colored species, having the body pale
           reddish brown, lighter beneath; tail and wing quills
           blackish; the primary coverts barred with bright blue
           and black; throat, tail coverts, and a large spot on
           the wings, white. Called also jay pie, Jenny jay,
           and k[ae]. The common blue jay ({Cyanocitta
           cristata.), and the related species, are brilliantly
           colored, and have a large erectile crest. The
           California jay ({Aphelocoma Californica), the Florida
           jay ({Aphelocoma Floridana), and the green jay
           ({Xanthoura luxuosa), of Texas and Mexico, are large,
           handsome, crested species. The Canada jay ({Perisoreus
           Canadensis), and several allied species, are much
           plainer and have no crest. See Blue jay, and Whisky
           jack.
           [1913 Webster]
  
     Jay thrush (Zool.), any one several species of Asiatic
        singing birds, of the genera Garrulax, Grammatoptila,
        and related genera of the family Crateropodid[ae]; as,
        jay+thrush+({Garrulax+albogularis">the white-throated jay thrush ({Garrulax albogularis)
        (also called the white-throated laughingthrush), of
        India.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  Jay
      n 1: United States diplomat and jurist who negotiated peace
           treaties with Britain and served as the first chief justice
           of the United States Supreme Court (1745-1829) [syn: Jay,
           John Jay]
      2: crested largely blue bird

From U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000) :

  Jay -- U.S. County in Indiana
     Population (2000):    21806
     Housing Units (2000): 9074
     Land area (2000):     383.636740 sq. miles (993.614553 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.179609 sq. miles (0.465184 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    383.816349 sq. miles (994.079737 sq. km)
     Located within:       Indiana (IN), FIPS 18
     Location:             40.425659 N, 85.030582 W
     Headwords:
      Jay
      Jay, IN
      Jay County
      Jay County, IN
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Jay, FL -- U.S. town in Florida
     Population (2000):    579
     Housing Units (2000): 278
     Land area (2000):     1.582924 sq. miles (4.099754 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    1.582924 sq. miles (4.099754 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            35425
     Located within:       Florida (FL), FIPS 12
     Location:             30.951183 N, 87.152043 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     32565
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Jay, FL
      Jay
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Jay, OK -- U.S. city in Oklahoma
     Population (2000):    2482
     Housing Units (2000): 1051
     Land area (2000):     3.234983 sq. miles (8.378567 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    3.234983 sq. miles (8.378567 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            37650
     Located within:       Oklahoma (OK), FIPS 40
     Location:             36.423906 N, 94.797831 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     74346
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Jay, OK
      Jay
  

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