Definition of Jereeds

1. Noun. (plural of jereed) ¹



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Definition of Jereeds

1. jereed [n] - See also: jereed

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jereeds

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

Literary usage of Jereeds

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1. The Thousand and One Nights: Commonly Called in England, The Arabian Nights by Edward William Lane, Edward Stanley Poole (1865)
"The kind of crate here mentioned is made of jereeds, or palm-sticks, which (being ... Chests are made with thick jereeds placed close together, and others, ..."

2. The Life and Opinions of General Sir Charles James Napier, G.C.B. by William Francis Patrick Napier (1857)
"Veli Pacha, an abler man than his father, ordered a play of jereeds for me : it was ... Some Greek peasants picked up the jereeds ; a dangerous service, ..."

3. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, George Walter Prothero, John Gibson Lockhart, John Murray, Whitwell Elwin, John Taylor Coleridge, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, William Macpherson, William Smith (1902)
"... hung with costly skins of martens, foxes, wolves, bears, ermines ; quaintly-shaped helmets, bucklers, breastplates, with jewelled scimitars, jereeds and ..."

4. The Christian Examiner (1855)
"The footmen who rush in to pick up the jereeds as they fall, and hand them to the combatants, are exposed to the horses' feet; and the blunt lances, ..."

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