Definition of Jereed

1. n. A blunt javelin used by the people of the Levant, especially in mock fights.



Definition of Jereed

1. Noun. A blunt javelin used by the people of the Levant, especially in mock fights. ¹

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Definition of Jereed

1. a wooden javelin [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jereed

jeopardy
jepoardy
jeppeite
jequerity
jequirities
jequirity
jequirity bean
jequirity beans
jer
jerbil
jerbils
jerboa
jerboa kangaroo
jerboa rat
jerboas
jereed (current term)
jereeds
jeremejevite
jeremiad
jeremiads
jeremitaylorically
jerepigo
jerepigos
jerfalcon
jerfalcons
jerib
jeribs
jerid
jerids

Literary usage of Jereed

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1. A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels in by John Pinkerton (1814)
"... and particularly of the citadel, a weak modern building that faces the jereed, there is a great ..."

2. Personal Narrative of a Journey from India to England, by Bussorah, Bagdad by George Thomas Keppel Albemarle (1827)
"... Bricks—Cylinders—Throwing the jereed—Sham fight —Tower of Babel—Babylonian boats—Earthenware tombs—Statue of a Lion—Hanging Gardens—Palace. ..."

3. The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana (1859)
"... 1809, by tho French, under Suchet, over the Spanish forces under Blake. Belchite has some manufactories of woollens. Pop. 2656. BELED-EL-jereed, or ..."

4. The Egyptian Sketch Book by Charles Godfrey Leland (1874)
"The jereed. — The Great American Traveller. — A Railroad to Mecca. — The Chamber of Truth. To have been to Mecca gives a man quite a character in Egypt. ..."

5. Boat Life in Egypt and Nubia by William Cowper Prime (1857)
"In fact, to get up what the natives call a jereed play, in which the Arabs should display their horsemanship for our especial edification. ..."

6. Personal Narrative of Travels in Babylonia, Assyria, Media, and Scythia by George Thomas Keppel Albemarle (1827)
"... inscriptions—Bricks—Cylinders—Throwing the jereed—Sham fight—Tower of Babel—Babylonian boats—Earthenware tombs—Statue of a Lion— Hanging Gardens—Palace. ..."

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