Definition of Jumby
1. jumbie [n JUMBIES] - See also: jumbie
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Literary usage of Jumby
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Denmark in English and American Literature: A Bibliography by Danish-American Association (1915)
"... Charles E. jumby hall, a story of the Danish West- Indies. Lond. and St. Thomas, 1890. 116 pp. 8°. Leaflets from the Danish West Indies: descriptive of ..."
2. Antigua and the Antiguans: a Full Account of the Colony and Its Inhabitants by Flannigan, Mrs Lanaghan (1844)
"... adventure—The soldier's last jump— Jumbles calls—Betsey, the nurse—The haunted house—A cure— The drowning boys—The murdered woman—The jumby's revenge. ..."
3. Lean's Collectanea by Vincent Stuckey Lean, Julia Lucy Woodward (1903)
"jumby. Such is the power of jumbies to hurt little children that I have been told by a mother whose child was ill that it could not recover, as "de spirits ..."
4. Camps and Cruises of an Ornithologist: By Frank M. Chapman by Frank Michler Chapman (1908)
"It requires an exceptionally courageous native to visit the more remote and almost unknown interior of Andros where, indeed, one might encounter a " jumby. ..."
5. The Voyage of Sabra: An Ecological Cruise Through the Caribbean, With Extras by Michael L. Frankel (1990)
"Once at the exclusive jumby Bay resort, we were treated to a sumptuous buffet lunch in an extraordinarily beautiful setting. It was truly the Caribbean as ..."