Definition of Jackeens

1. Noun. (plural of jackeen) ¹

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Definition of Jackeens

1. jackeen [n] - See also: jackeen

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jackeens

jackboot
jackbooted
jackboots
jackdaw
jackdaws
jacked
jacked off
jacked up
jackeen
jackeens (current term)
jacker
jackeroo
jackeroos
jackers
jacket
jacket crown
jacket potato
jacket potatoes
jacketed
jacketing
jacketless
jackets
jackfish
jackfishes

Literary usage of Jackeens

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

1. The Dublin Magazine (1840)
"Indeed had any Cassandra-like prophet ventured to predict that any future lord mayor would have the temerity lo proclaim down the gathering of the jackeens ..."

2. Legends and Poems by John Keegan (1907)
"... European cities you will not see such a spectacle, except on holidays ; but here, to use a local phrase, " every day is a Sunday " with the jackeens. ..."

3. The Gentleman's Magazine (1872)
"For a few minutes St. Josephs had been in earnest conversation with one of the "jackeens," who, earlier in the day, might have been seen taking ..."

4. The Romance of the Irish Stage by Joseph Fitzgerald Molloy (1897)
"His tormentors and detractors, whom he styled " the purty boys," and " the Dublin jackeens," used to say ..."

5. Old Drury Lane: Fifty Years' Recollections of Author, Actor, and Manager by Edward Stirling (1881)
"His spirit, by nature rollicking and full of gaiety, outdid itself when portraying the ' broths of boys' from Connaught, Tipperary, or Cork. Dublin jackeens ..."

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