Definition of Japes

1. Noun. (plural of jape) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of jape) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Japes

1. jape [v] - See also: jape

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Japes

japanizing
japanned
japanner
japanners
japanning
japannish
japans
japanware
japchae
jape
japed
japer
japeries
japers
japery
japes (current term)
japester
japesters
japeworthy
japing
japingly
japings
japonaiserie
japonaiseries
japonica
japonicas
japped
japping
japs
jar

Literary usage of Japes

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1. History of Detroit and Wayne County and Early Michigan by Silas Farmer (1890)
"Tenth Ward: G. Hendrie, JB Gravier. Eleventh Ward: M. Dederich, WL Streeter. Twelfth Ward: M. Steyskal, Thos. Densham. Thirteenth Ward: F. Whitman, J. japes ..."

2. The Poets and Poetry of Scotland: From the Earliest to the Present Time by James Grant Wilson (1876)
"I like to hear little Minnie's gay laugh, And the whistle of japes the page, ... Then Minnie and japes and Madge shall be Thy merry-mates all day long, ..."

3. The Book of Detroiters;. by Albert Nelson Marquis (1914)
"japes, Henry; born, Detroit, 1863; son of John and Elizabeth japes; educated in parochial schools, Detroit; Detroit College; unmarried. ..."

4. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1788)
"If for " ref-fi" we rend japes, ... The emendation was introduced by Mr. Rowe. STEF.VENS. " I fee that men make japes of fuch a ..."

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