Definition of Jerid

1. n. Same as Jereed.

Definition of Jerid

1. Noun. (alternative form of jereed) ¹

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Definition of Jerid

1. jereed [n -S] - See also: jereed

Lexicographical Neighbors of Jerid

jerboa kangaroo
jerboa rat
jerid (current term)
jerk around
jerk finger
jerk offs

Literary usage of Jerid

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

1. The Inner Life of Syria, Palestine, and the Holy Land: From My Private Journal by Isabel Burton (1876)
"WE must dress in riding habit, and mount our horses, as, this being a feast day, I hear that the jerid, which is usually on Sunday, will take place during ..."

2. Mitchell's Geographical Reader: A System of Modern Geography, Comprising a by Samuel Augustus Mitchell (1840)
"THE Beled el jerid, or Land of Dates, is a hot, sandy region, ... The territory comprising the Beled el jerid is not under the control of any monarch, ..."

3. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by Charles Anderson Dana (1873)
"... if not the only source of the secretion of bile, is at least employed in a great measure for this secretion. BILED-IL-jerid. See BELED-IT. ..."

4. Peveril of the Peak by Walter Scott (1879)
"... engaged in the Eastern sport of hurling the jerid, or javelin; and at times sitting down beside her, and caressing her into silence and good-humour, ..."

5. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Plant Industry (1905)
"Although frequently harried and pillaged by the nomadic Arabs and by other wild tribes of the desert, the oases of the jerid have been, so far as we know, ..."

6. Excursions in the Holy Land, Egypt, Nubia, Syria, &c.: Including a Visit to by John Madox (1834)
"... jerid.—Old Walls of Constantinople A dangerous Walk. — Absurd Notions. AUGUST 15.—All last night the vessel pitched very much; little wind with a ..."

7. The Earth and Its Inhabitants by Élisée Reclus (1893)
"The jerid is, in fact, pre-eminently the date country. ... The jerid has nearly a million palm-trees in a superficial area not exceeding 5000 acres; ..."

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