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Definition of Jonty
1. a naval master-at-arms [n JONTIES]
Lexicographical Neighbors of Jonty
jonty (current term)
Literary usage of Jonty
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Lake Country Sketches by Hardwicke Drummond Rawnsley (1903)
"I never thowt o' that,' says jonty ; ' that wad be as like as aught. ... Ye'll not can tell me (says honest jonty) how much t' silk handkercher'll be until ..."
2. The History of England: From the Invasion of Julius Cæsar, to the Revolution by David Hume (1811)
"r • a law. jonty ot fifty-four; and, after experiencing strong opposition in the house of peers, was passed into a law; and thus it was declared that the ..."
3. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of King's Bench: With by Great Britain Court of King's Bench (1828)
"... The K»NT strument was signed by twelve, who constituted the ma- Water-works jonty of that meeting. . - . ' Company. The fourth objection was, ..."