Chinese porcelain of the early 18th century, decorated with Christian motifs, usually in black and gold on a white background.
[jee-zuh s, -zuh z] /ˈdʒi zəs, -zəz/ noun 1. Also called Jesus Christ, Christ Jesus, Jesus of Nazareth. born 4? b.c., crucified a.d. 29? the source of the Christian religion. 2. (“the Son of Sirach”) the author of the Apocryphal book of Ecclesiasticus, who lived in the 3rd century b.c. 3. Christian Science. the supreme […]
[juh-reed] /dʒəˈrid/ noun 1. a blunt wooden javelin used in games played on horseback in certain Muslim countries in the Middle East. /dʒəˈriːd/ noun 1. a wooden javelin used in Muslim countries in military displays on horseback Also jereed, jerreed
[jer-i-koh] /ˈdʒɛr ɪˌkoʊ/ noun 1. an ancient city of Palestine, N of the Dead Sea, formerly in W Jordan; occupied by Israel 1967–94; since 1994 under Palestinian self-rule. 2. a town on W Long Island, in SE New York. /ˈdʒɛrɪˌkəʊ/ noun 1. a town in the West Bank near the N end of the Dead […]
[jer-ee] /ˈdʒɛr i/ noun 1. a female given name, form of .