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  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Jager (Mil) A sharpshooter. See Yager.
    • Jager (Zoöl) Any species of gull of the genus Stercorarius. Three species occur on the Atlantic coast. The jagers pursue other species of gulls and force them to disgorge their prey. The two middle tail feathers are usually decidedly longer than the rest. Called also boatswain, and marline-spike bird. The name is also applied to the skua, or Arctic gull (Megalestris skua).
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n jager Any bird of the family Laridæ and subfamily Ster-corariinæ or Lestridinæ, as a skua-gull, arctic-bird, dirty-allen, or dung-hunter.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
G. jäger, a hunter, a sportsman. Cf. Yager


In literature:

By the way, G. Jager has brought out in "Kosmos" a chemical sort of pangenesis bearing chiefly on inheritance.
"More Letters of Charles Darwin" by Charles Darwin
The 9th Reserve Jager Battalion lost about three-quarters, the 84th Reserve and 86th Reserve over half.
"Now It Can Be Told" by Philip Gibbs
You UNDERSTAND, the wine from your house in Jager Street, for which I arranged the coat-of-arms!
"Frederick the Great and His Court" by L. Mühlbach
A servant in the livery of a "Jager" waited at table.
"The Malady of the Century" by Max Nordau
At the banquet, which took place at the Jager, Sir Richard occupied the chair, and he and the Rev.
"The Life of Sir Richard Burton" by Thomas Wright
I'd have challenged any French regiment to out-walk or out-jump us, or any crack Tyrolese Jagers to out-climb, though we were cavalry.
"Lord Ormont and his Aminta, Complete" by George Meredith
Both went first to the village church, where the dead Jagers lay in two long black rows.
"The Story Of My Life From Childhood To Manhood The Autobiography Of Georg Ebers, Complete" by Georg Ebers
She was a Mrs. P. de Jager and belonged to the Red Cross Society.
"My Reminiscences of the Anglo-Boer War" by Ben Viljoen
De Jager, Field-Cornet, 162.
"History of the War in South Africa 1899-1902 v. 1 (of 4)" by Frederick Maurice
Then came the Jagers of the Tyrol, a countless host, marching like one man, their dark plumes waving like a vast forest for miles in distance.
"Diary And Notes Of Horace Templeton, Esq. Volume I (of II)" by Charles James Lever
Four menservants of Cornelis Herperts de Jager, of New Amsterdam, ran away to Manhattan.
"Fugitive Slaves" by Marion Gleason McDougall
Professor (ex-pastor) Jager into the room.
"Through Night to Light" by Friedrich Spielhagen
Pray make my excuses to Mrs. Jager.
"Problematic Characters" by Friedrich Spielhagen
He ordered four jagers to follow them at a short distance, and started from Tornborg at a gallop, in the direction of Slagelse.
"The Childhood of King Erik Menved" by Bernhard Severin Ingemann
Alexander Fraser, in charge of that post, wrote to Gen. Haldimand that he had ordered the "jagers" to be replaced by a company of the 34th.
"Old Trails on the Niagara Frontier" by Frank H. Severance
I was especially glad to see Mr. Jacobus de Jager of Loskop.
"Through Shot and Flame" by J. D. Kestell
We passed the night in a hamlet of a dozen houses which had been defended by a company of jagers (riflemen).
"In the Russian Ranks" by John Morse
The visual power of the left eye fluctuated between 15 and 19 Jager.
"Neuralgia and the Diseases that Resemble it" by Francis E. Anstie
It's known as Jager's Rest.
"Grit Lawless" by F.E. Mills Young
No, I just drops my gun and clutches Jager by the hand, and down we goes together in the most affectionate manner ever you could wish to see.
"The Cruise of the Snowbird" by Gordon Stables

In news:

Adds comments from De Jager starting in second paragraph.
Jager Schnitzel Dinner w/ Salad Bar Cost $8.00.
Oli Adams, Tim Boal, Yannick del Jager, and Lars Musschoot arrive from here to there more.
Jager was taken to the emergency room at Fairview Southdale Hospital in March.
Fritz's Polka Band on the verge of releasing another ' Jager Party'.
11 Questions for Frank Jager .
Kelly Jager RRT, Colya Kaminiarz RRT, Dean Chittock MD.
A couple days in Spain with Marlon Lipke, Tim Boal, and Yannick de Jager more.
Jager Schnitzel Dinner w/ Salad Bar Cost $8.00.
Olympic men's steeplechase : Evan Jager of Portland fades to 6th.
Jager sets US record in steeplechase .
For Evan Jager, the final will be another new experience.
Jager's family savors steeplechaser 's Olympic run.
9 pm to 2 a.m. 2 domestic bottles / $2 Jager Bombs.
Junior running back Ty Jager scored twice in the first quarter.

In science:

Jager, C., Spectroscopic Diagnostics of a Field of Shock Waves, In C. de Jager and H.
Two Decades of Hypergiant Research
Jager, C., Dynamics and Stability of Supergiant Atmospheres, In C. de Jager and H.
Two Decades of Hypergiant Research
Jager, C., Massive Stars: Setting the Stage, Space Science Reviews, 66, Nos.
Two Decades of Hypergiant Research
Nieuwenhuijzen, H., and de Jager, C., Checking the yel low evolutionary void.
Two Decades of Hypergiant Research
More recently, detailed modeling of the observed high energy emission from the Crab Nebula have been presented by e.g., de Jager & Harding 1992, Atoyan & Aharonian 1996, de Jager et al. 1996, and Hillas et al. 1998.
Gamma-rays from the pulsar wind nebulae
This spectrum is consistent with the observations of Vela supernova remnant by OSSE between 44 keV and 370 keV (De Jager et al. 1996).
Gamma-rays from the pulsar wind nebulae
This problem affects all period search algorithms, and has been addressed using extensive simulations for very specific cases (e.g., Horne & Baliunas 1986; de Jager et al. 1988, 1989).
Searching for periods in X-ray observations using Kuiper's test. Application to the ROSAT PSPC archive
Theoretical modeling to understand the morphology of the PWN and to explain the relatively large size of the PWN was presented by de Jager [27, 28].
The Status of VHE Gamma-Ray Astronomy
De Jager: Although more than 1,600 radio pulsars have been discovered, only a few have been detected in the gamma-ray band.
On the Present and Future of Pulsar Astronomy
For the higher mass models we have used the prescription proposed by Kudritzki & Puls 2000 (hereafter KP00), and de Jager et al. (1988) in the temperature domain not covered by the first prescription.
Evolution towards the critical limit and the origin of Be stars
I would like to thank the organizers and participants of Moriond QCD 2008 for a pleasant conference. I am grateful to Thorsten Feldmann, Sebastian J¨ager, Martin Jung, Christopher Smith, Michael Spranger, Sheldon Stone and many other colleagues for discussions or comments.
Summary of hints for new physics from (quark) flavour physics
Jagers, P. and Sagitov, S. (2004) Convergence to the coalescent in populations of substantially varying size. J.
Coalescent approximation for structured populations in a stationary random environment
Sagitov, S. and Jagers, P. (2005) The coalescent effective size of agestructured populations.
Coalescent approximation for structured populations in a stationary random environment
Jager. A Rejection Mechanism In 2d Bounded Confidence Provides More Conformity.
When group level is different from the population level: an adaptive network with the Deffuant model
De Jager and Mastichiadis (1996) suggest that there may be an intrinsic cutoff in the SNR-generated cosmic ray population that would spawn a complete absence of TeV emission, which is quite compatible with the data.
Gamma-Rays from Supernova Remnants and the Signatures of Diffusive Shock Acceleration