[jef-reez] /ˈdʒɛf riz/
George (1st Baron Jeffreys of Wem) 1648–89, English jurist.
Sir Harold, 1891–1989, British geophysicist and astronomer.
[jef-ree] /ˈdʒɛf ri/
Francis (“Lord Jeffrey”) 1773–1850, Scottish jurist, editor, and critic.
a male given name: from a Germanic word meaning “divine peace.”.
George, 1st Baron Jeffreys of Wem. ?1645–89, English judge, notorious for his brutality at the “Bloody Assizes” (1685), where those involved in Monmouth’s rebellion were tried
Francis, Lord. 1773–1850, Scottish judge and literary critic. As editor of the Edinburgh Review (1803–29), he was noted for the severity of his criticism of the romantic poets, esp Wordsworth
masc. proper name, from Old French Jeufroi, Jefroi, variants of Geuffroi (see Geoffrey).
[jef-reez] /ˈdʒɛf riz/ noun 1. James J. 1875–1953, U.S. boxer: world heavyweight champion 1899–1905.
- Jef raskin
person The person who started the Macintosh project at Apple Computer, Inc. but left the company before the product was launched. (1999-08-24)
pile of testimony, the Aramaic or Syriac name which Laban gave to the pile of stones erected as a memorial of the covenant between him and Jacob (Gen. 31:47), who, however, called it in Hebrew by an equivalent name, Galeed (q.v.).
[jeg-ingz] /ˈdʒɛg ɪŋz/ noun, (used with a plural verb) 1. denim leggings that resemble tight jeans.