Definitions

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  • v. To suspect.
  • v. To be jealous of.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A dialectal (Scotch) form of jealous.

Etymologies

Scots jalouse, from Old French jalouser. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The world is ready for Obama. go for it. end for the stupid en jalouse people, A dem. is A dem, and not A rep. if obama wins, he hat more fans than Hillary. shame on you. sorry for the language, i m 62 jears old and learnet no english.

    Edwards: Tough for Clinton to 'make the math work'

  • I sink she eez anozzer good writer who make you soooo jalouse.

    La Coquette:

  • I am, like other persons, jalouse de ma réputation; and it was difficult to suffer with patience the banishment which was invoked by you, because chiefly for your good, and for an indiscretion to which I was excited by motives the most pure and laudable.

    Uncle Silas

  • From him I learnt that dear H. has been engaged on Military Business of Importance by no less a Personage than HM The Queen of Madagaskar - and I jalouse that my darling very cleverly offered them his Services in exchange for our reception here.

    Flashman's Lady

  • "There's plenty of time for that, I jalouse," said Doom, smiling somewhat guiltily, and he showed his guest to a room in the turret.

    Doom Castle

  • I jalouse ye came roond in a wherry frae the toon, and it's droll I never saw ye land.

    Doom Castle

  • "_Petite jalouse! rassure-toi_," he replied, with a look and manner into which, with that mobile force which was peculiar to him, he threw the most tender and passionate devotion.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 03, No. 20, June, 1859

  • Quant à la société en elle-même, on peut prévoir que ce soin qu'elle met à éprouver de l'émoi par l'art, devenant cause à son tour, y rendra la soif de ce plaisir de plus en plus intense, l'application à la satisfaire de plus en plus jalouse et plus perfectionnée.

    Imperfect Critics

  • ` ` Nearer than ye thought, '' was MacGregor's reply; ` ` but he seemed rather in some shape to jalouse your speaking to the young leddy; and so you see '' ------

    Rob Roy

  • You have, I see, plenty of men-folk to escort you, and, as I jalouse, more to follow -- but what you need is a well-born gentlewoman of comfortable means for a duenna!

    Patsy

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  • to suspect, or be suspicious

    December 27, 2008