Jeop"ard*y, v. t. To
jeopardize. [R.] Thackeray.
Jeop"ard*y (?), n. [OE.
jupartie, juperti, jeuparti, OF. jeu
parti an even game, a game in which the chances are even; OF.
jeu, ju, F. jeu (L. jocus jest) + F.
partier to divide, L. partire to divide. See
Joke, and Part.] Exposure to death, loss, or
injury; hazard; danger.
There came down a storm of wind on the lake; and they
were filled with water, and were in jeopardy.
Luke viii. 23.
Look to thyself, thou art in
Syn. -- Danger; peril; hazard; risk. See Danger.