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[joo-is] /ˈdʒu ɪs/

noun, Older Use: Usually Offensive.
a term used to refer to a Jewish girl or woman.
(often offensive) a Jewish girl or woman

late 14c. (late 13c. as a surname), from Old French jüiesse, fem. of jüif (see Jew).

a woman of Hebrew birth, as Eunice, the mother of Timothy (Acts 16:1; 2 Tim. 1:5), and Drusilla (Acts 24:24), wife of Felix, and daughter of Herod Agrippa I.


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