Definition of Mother jones
1. Noun. United States labor leader (born in Ireland) who helped to found the Industrial Workers of the World (1830-1930).
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Literary usage of Mother jones
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1. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1915)
"New Repub 2: 73-4 F 30 '15 mother jones and Mr. Rockefeller. Outlook 109:303 F 10 '15 Portrait lud 81:196 F 8 '15 Jones, Myrta L. 80 Je '15 Jones, ..."
2. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1879)
"Poor mother jones! It was hard to be waked In- such news, for those few short ... Father and mother jones sat, in silence, until, when they were almost done ..."
3. Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases by West Publishing Company (1904)
"... time of the devise, the word "children" is to be construed as a word of purchase, and the children take a Joint estate with the mother. Jones' Ex'rs v. ..."
4. The American Library Annual: Including Index to Dates of Current Events (1915)
""mother jones" forcibly deported from Colorado strike zone, Trinidad. Ja 4 Representative Keating asks Congress to inquire into. ..."
5. The Tobacco Worker by Tobacco Workers International Union (1907)
"AN ANECDOTE OF mother jones. "mother jones" is full of interesting- anecdotes, says the Erie Union Labor Journal, which if put into print would make capital ..."