John, born 1932, U.S. novelist.
an archaic slang word for lavatory
(Southwest English, dialect) human excrement
“a privy,” mid-15c., genitive singular of jack (n.).
- John jay
[jey] /dʒeɪ/ noun 1. John, 1745–1829, U.S. statesman and jurist: first chief justice of the U.S. 1789–95. 2. a male given name. /dʒeɪ/ noun 1. any of various passerine birds of the family Corvidae (crows), esp the Eurasian Garrulus glandarius, with a pinkish-brown body, blue-and-black wings, and a black-and-white crest See also blue jay 2. […]
- John j pershing
[pur-shing or for 2, -zhing] /ˈpɜr ʃɪŋ or for 2, -ʒɪŋ/ noun 1. John Joseph (“Blackjack”) 1860–1948, U.S. general: commander of the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I. 2. Military. /ˈpɜːʃɪŋ/ noun 1. John Joseph, nickname Black Jack. 1860–1948, US general. He was commander in chief of the American Expeditionary Force in Europe (1917–19) […]
- John locke
[lok] /lɒk/ noun 1. Alain LeRoy [al-in luh-roi,, lee-roi] /ˈæl ɪn ləˈrɔɪ,, ˈli rɔɪ/ (Show IPA), 1886–1954, U.S. educator and author. 2. David Ross (“Petroleum V. Nasby”) 1833–88, U.S. humorist and journalist. 3. John, 1632–1704, English philosopher. /lɒk/ noun 1. John. 1632–1704, English philosopher, who discussed the concept of empiricism in his Essay Concerning Human […]
- John law
[law] /lɔ/ noun 1. Andrew Bonar [bon-er] /ˈbɒn ər/ (Show IPA), 1858–1923, English statesman, born in Canada: prime minister 1922–23. 2. John, 1671–1729, Scottish financier. 3. William, 1686–1761, English clergyman and devotional writer. /lɔː/ noun 1. a rule or set of rules, enforceable by the courts, regulating the government of a state, the relationship between […]