Definition of Jerids

1. Noun. (plural of jerid) ¹



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Definition of Jerids

1. jerid [n] - See also: jerid

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jerids

jerboa rat
jerboas
jereed
jereeds
jeremejevite
jeremiad
jeremiads
jeremitaylorically
jerepigo
jerepigos
jerfalcon
jerfalcons
jerib
jeribs
jerid
jerids (current term)
jerk-offs
jerk-water
jerk-waters
jerk around
jerk finger
jerk offs
jerk water

Literary usage of Jerids

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1. The Earth and Man: Lectures on Comparative Physical Geography in Its by Arnold Guyot, Cornelius Conway Felton (1853)
"... j-jerids of progress, that one hardly dares /^ к /f. /£^r them ; it is proclaimed in words that are f ***ie °% /~ tine present age — Liberty, Equality, ..."

2. My Autobiography and Reminiscences by William Powell Frith (1888)
"... as I am told they came on with the wildest gesticulations, and brandishing their spears and jerids, and even presenting their pistols, full-cocked, ..."

3. Bible Lands: Their Modern Customs and Manners Illustrative of Scripture by Henry John Van-Lennep (1875)
"Footmen are present, who pick up and supply the riders with the jerids. Severe and indeed injurious blows are sometimes exchanged. ..."

4. Hours with the Bible, Or, The Scriptures in the Light of Modern Knowledge by Cunningham Geikie (1892)
"... when she enters the honse, the bridegroom holds a sword over her while the guests fire off guns and dance, with swords and jerids, that Is, spears. ..."

5. Glossary of Terms and Phrases by Henry Percy Smith (1883)
"... on the Danube to below Cologne on the right bank of the Rhine, and completing the northern frontier of the empire. Devil-worshippers. (jerids.) Devise. ..."

6. My Diaries: Being a Personal Narrative of Events, 1888-1914 by Wilfrid Scawen Blunt (1921)
"... the blow it had been given with one of a number of jerids got ready for the occasion, and it was probable a trick was played on him through jealousy. ..."

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