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The Codex: J



One who enforces confinement in a jail or prison, usually taking part in a trial at court. Alternative spelling of jailer. A man served as the jailor during Joshamee Gibbs' trial in the Old Bailey.


"The Wicked Wench is like your pearl of great price."
"It’s from the Bible, Jack. A parable Jesus told his disciples, about a merchant who saw a perfect pearl, the most wonderful, beautiful one in the whole world, but very costly. The merchant had to have this thing that was so perfect, so he sold everything he had so he could possess it.
Robert Greene and Jack Sparrow[src]

Jesus, also referred to as Jesus of Nazareth and Jesus Christ, is the central figure of Christian mythology, a Jewish preacher and religious leader who allegedly lived during the early 1st century.


"Treasure! There is a chest with jewels! Jewels with the power to rule the wind and tide!"
"You're making that up.
Angelica and Jack Sparrow[src]

A jewel is a piece of mineral, which, in cut and polished form, is used to make jewelry or other adornments.


"I love jewelry."
Jack Sparrow to Amenirdis[src]

Small decorative items worn for personal adornment, such as brooches, rings, necklaces, earrings, and bracelets.

Jolie fille[]

"Step aside, jolie fille."
Auctioneer to Giselle[src]

French term for "pretty girl".


"Hear ye hear ye! Commencing now the sessions of the peace, and oyer and terminer! Presiding now over these trials, the highly esteemed magistrate of South York, all rise and attend for the right honorable Justice Smith!"
Bailiff[src] (screenplay draft)

Jack Sparrow disguised as Judge Smith.

A public official whose duty it is to administer the law, especially by presiding over trials and rendering judgments; a justice; a person who decides the fate of someone or something that has been called into question. Jack Sparrow gagged a real judge and disguised himself as the judge of the trial against Joshamee Gibbs in the Old Bailey.

Judgment Day[]

"So what now, Jack Sparrow? Are we to be two immortals locked in an epic battle until Judgment Day and trumpets sound, hmm?"
"Or you could surrender.
Hector Barbossa and Jack Sparrow[src]

In Christian theology, Judgment Day is the day of the final and eternal judgment by God of every nation. The concept is found in all the Canonical gospels of Bible, particularly the Gospel of Matthew. It will purportedly take place after the Resurrection of the Dead and the Second Coming of Christ.


Sao Feng's Junk, the Empress.

"It's a junk!"
"No, I mean, it really is junk.
Will Turner and Barbossa[src] (original screenplay)

A Chinese sailing boat. Also used in reference to odds and ends of old tarry rope, or slang term for salt meat.[1] Notable examples of junk ships are the Hai Peng and the Empress, owned by Sao Feng.[2]

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