John Thomas, 1901–70, U.S. high-school teacher whose teaching of the Darwinian theory of evolution became a cause célèbre (Scopes Trial or Monkey Trial) in 1925.
[jonz] /dʒɒnz/ noun 1. Jasper, born 1930, U.S. painter. [jon] /dʒɒn/ noun, Slang. 1. a toilet or bathroom. 2. (sometimes initial capital letter) a fellow; guy. 3. (sometimes initial capital letter) a prostitute’s customer. [jon] /dʒɒn/ noun 1. the apostle John, believed to be the author of the fourth Gospel, three Epistles, and the book […]
- John roscoe
Related Terms roscoe noun A pistol; heat [1914+; a pet name, used for dissimulation]
[French zhwan-veel for 1; Portuguese zhoin-vee-li for 2] /French ʒwɛ̃ˈvil for 1; Portuguese ʒɔ̃ɪ̃ˈvi lɪ for 2/ noun 1. Jean de [zhahn duh] /ʒɑ̃ də/ (Show IPA), 1224?–1317, French chronicler. 2. . /French ʒwɛ̃vil/ noun 1. Jean de (ʒɑ̃ də). ?1224–1317, French chronicler, noted for his Histoire de Saint Louis (1309)
[joist] /dʒɔɪst/ noun 1. any of a number of small, parallel beams of timber, steel, reinforced concrete, etc., for supporting floors, ceilings, or the like. verb (used with object) 2. to furnish with or fix on joists. /dʒɔɪst/ noun 1. a beam made of timber, steel, or reinforced concrete, used in the construction of floors, […]