Definition of Jestings

1. jesting [n] - See also: jesting



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jestings

jest at
jestbook
jestbooks
jested
jestee
jestees
jester
jesters
jestest
jesteth
jestful
jestfully
jestfulness
jesting
jestingly
jestings
jestress
jestresses
jests
jesty
jesuit
jesuits
jet
jet-black
jet-engine
jet-lagged
jet-pack
jet-packs
jet-propelled
jet-propelled plane

Literary usage of Jestings

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1. Autobiography, a Collection of the Most Instructive and Amusing Lives Ever (1829)
"... apostrophes—The lackeys—The chapel—We owe truth to the dead —The director of the quadrilles—The plain of Virtues—The drum beats—Atrocious jestings—A ..."

2. The Whole Works of the Right Rev. Jeremy Taylor...: With an Essay by Jeremy Taylor (1851)
"But St. Bernard, who is also strict in this particular, yet he adds the temper. Though jestings be not fit for a Christian, " Interdum lamen si ..."

3. The Whole Works of the Right Rev. Jeremy Taylor: With a Life of the Author by Jeremy Taylor, Reginald Heber (1839)
"... and jestings which are not convenient,"1 that some think this to be explicative of the other, and that St. Paul, using the word ..."

4. Shakespeare's Pronunciation [I]: A Shakespeare Phonology, with a Rime-index by Wilhelm Viëtor (1906)
"... jestings s. PP 7. 95. 265. Rimes in [ests]. RL 1122. + weste s. RL 851.5 + rests s. RL 1122. guests s. [gests] : breasts s. RL 1125. ..."

5. The Sermons of the Right Rev. Jeremy Taylor: Complete in One Volume by Jeremy Taylor (1859)
"... 'If any man be merry, let him sing psalms." But St. Bernard, who is also strict in this particular, yet he adds the temper. Though jestings be not ..."

6. The Sermons of the Right Rev. Jeremy Taylor: Complete in One Volume by Jeremy Taylor (1874)
"But St. Bernard, who is also strict in this particular, yet he adds the temper. Though jestings be not fit for a Christian," Interdum tarnen si ..."

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