jam

Part of speech: noun

A conserve of fruit.

Part of speech: verb

To press into a tight place; crush; crowd.

Part of speech: verb

To become immovable from being crowded.

Part of speech: noun

A number of people or objects crowded together.

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Usage examples "jam":

  1. Think you can keep us out of the jam?" - "A Venetian June", Anna Fuller.
  2. Look here, you've eaten all the hot cakes; never mind; bread and butter'll do, if you've got some jam- no, honey. - "A Crooked Mile", Oliver Onions.
  3. I have ordered ham and eggs, and cream, and jam, and cake, said Kitty, as she rejoined them, and it will all be ready in an hour. - "Kitty Trenire", Mabel Quiller-Couch.