the name of the offering the husband was to bring when he charged his wife with adultery (Num. 5:11-15).
[jeen or for 1, British formerly jeyn] /dʒin or for 1, British formerly dʒeɪn/ noun 1. Sometimes, jeans. a sturdy twilled fabric, usually of cotton. 2. jeans, (used with a plural verb) [French zhahn for 1, 2; jeen for 3] /French ʒɑ̃ for 1, 2; dʒin for 3/ noun 1. born 1921, Grand Duke of […]
- Jean batten
[bat-n] /ˈbæt n/ noun 1. Jean (“The Garbo of the Skies”) 1909–82, New Zealand aviator: first woman to make solo round-trip flight between England and Australia, 1934–35. /ˈbætən/ noun 1. a sawn strip of wood used in building to cover joints, provide a fixing for tiles or slates, support lathing, etc 2. a long narrow […]
- Jean de meung
/French ʒɑ̃ də mœ̃/ noun 1. real name Jean Clopinel. ?1250–?1305, French poet, who continued Guillaume de Lorris’ Roman de la Rose. His portion of the poem consists of some 18 000 lines and contains satirical attacks on women and the Church
- Jean genet
[zhuh-ney; French zhuh-ne] /ʒəˈneɪ; French ʒəˈnɛ/ noun 1. Jean [zhahn] /ʒɑ̃/ (Show IPA), 1910–86, French playwright and novelist. /ˈdʒɛnɪt/ noun 1. any agile catlike viverrine mammal of the genus Genetta, inhabiting wooded regions of Africa and S Europe, having an elongated head, thick spotted or blotched fur, and a very long tail 2. the fur […]