Why is the ninth month called September?
c.1300, "liquid extract obtained by boiling herbs," from Old French jus "juice, sap, liquid" (13c.), from Latin ius "broth, sauce, juice," from PIE root *yeue- "to blend, mix food" (cf. Sanskrit yus- "broth," Greek zyme "a leaven," Old Church Slavonic jucha "broth, soup," Lithuanian juse "fish soup"). Meaning "liquor" is from 1828; that of "electricity" is first recorded 1896.
1630s, "to suffuse with juice," from juice (n.). Meaning "to enliven" attested by 1964; juiced "drunk" attested by 1946; in reference to steroids, by 2003. Related: Juiced; juicing.
A fluid naturally contained in plant or animal tissue.
A bodily secretion, especially that secreted by the glands of the stomach and intestines.
: a juice dealer/ juice mannoun
To hit the ball hard and far; slug2: The club starts struggling a bit, so he starts trying to juice the ball (1960s+ Baseball)Related Terms