Definition of Jumby

1. jumbie [n JUMBIES] - See also: jumbie



Lexicographical Neighbors of Jumby

jumboise
jumboised
jumboises
jumboize
jumboized
jumboizes
jumboizing
jumbojet
jumbos
jumbotron
jumbotrons
jumbrella
jumbrellas
jumbuck
jumbucks
jumby (current term)
jumby bead
jumby bean
jumby tree
jumelle
jumelles
jument
jumentous
jump-start
jump-started
jump-starting
jump-starts
jump about
jump around

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 ..."

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