(Austral, slang) a policeman
- John I
noun 1. Saint, died a.d. 526, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 523–526. 2. (“the Great”) 1357–1433, king of Portugal 1385–1433. noun 1. surnamed Tzimisces. 925–976 ad, Byzantine emperor (969–976): extended Byzantine power into Bulgaria and Syria 2. called the Great. 1357–1433, king of Portugal (1385–1433). He secured independence for Portugal by his victory over Castile (1385) and […]
- John II
noun 1. (Mercurius) died a.d. 535, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 533–535. noun 1. called the Good. 1319–64, king of France (1350–64): captured by the English at Poitiers (1356) and forced to sign treaties (1360) surrendering SW France to England 2. called the Perfect. 1455–95, king of Portugal (1481–95): sponsored Portuguese expansion in the New World and […]
[yoh-nin] /ˈyoʊ nɪn/ noun, Veterinary Medicine. 1. a sterile solution prepared from the growth products of the bacillus Mycobacterium paratuberculosis, used chiefly in the diagnosis of Johne’s disease.
- John IV
noun 1. died a.d. 642, pope 640–642. noun 1. called the Fortunate. 1604–56, king of Portugal (1640–56). As duke of Braganza he led a revolt against Spanish rule and became king: lost most of Portugal’s Asian possessions to the Dutch