Definition of Jestbooks

1. jestbook [n] - See also: jestbook



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jestbooks

jessamies
jessamine
jessamines
jessamy
jessant
jesse
jessed
jessemin
jesses
jessie
jessies
jessing
jest at
jestbook
jestbooks (current term)
jested
jestee
jestees
jester
jesters
jestest
jesteth
jestful
jestfully
jestfulness
jesting
jestingly
jestings
jestress

Literary usage of Jestbooks

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Comparative Studies in Nursery Rhymes by Lina Eckenstein (1906)
"... extant in several editions, which was reprinted by Hazlitt in Old English jestbooks, 1864, Vol. III. There are also Mother Bunch's Closet newly broke ..."

2. Books and Things by Philip Littell (1919)
"He undid several parcels and showed Maria more jestbooks than she had supposed the world could contain. "Joe has got to study these," he went on. ..."

3. Heroes and Heroines of Fiction, Classical Mediæval, Legendary: Classical by William Shepard Walsh (1915)
"... the inspiration of similar jestbooks under new names. The epitome of all human wisdom is represented as holding a long controversy with a self-confessed ..."

4. A Kaleidoscope of Digital American Literature by Martha L. Brogan, Daphnée Rentfrow (2005)
"... tall tales, allegories, and fictitious biographies and travels, but excluding juvenile fiction, jestbooks, Indian captivity narratives, periodicals, ..."

5. Comparative Studies in Nursery Rhymes by Lina Eckenstein (1906)
"... extant in several editions, which was reprinted by Hazlitt in Old English jestbooks, 1864, Vol. III. There are also Mother Bunch's Closet newly broke ..."

6. Books and Things by Philip Littell (1919)
"He undid several parcels and showed Maria more jestbooks than she had supposed the world could contain. "Joe has got to study these," he went on. ..."

7. Heroes and Heroines of Fiction, Classical Mediæval, Legendary: Classical by William Shepard Walsh (1915)
"... the inspiration of similar jestbooks under new names. The epitome of all human wisdom is represented as holding a long controversy with a self-confessed ..."

8. A Kaleidoscope of Digital American Literature by Martha L. Brogan, Daphnée Rentfrow (2005)
"... tall tales, allegories, and fictitious biographies and travels, but excluding juvenile fiction, jestbooks, Indian captivity narratives, periodicals, ..."

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