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  • n. Alternative form of jereed.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Same as jereed.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See jereed.

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Examples

  • We were greeted on all sides, and escorted in triumph to the village; the men riding _jerid_ -- that is, firing from horseback at full speed, hanging over by one stirrup with the bridle in their mouths, quivering their long lances in the air, throwing and catching them again at full gallop, yelling and shouting their war-cries.

    The Romance of Isabel Lady Burton Volume II

  • But as he practised in the field the exercise of the jerid, Soliman was killed by a fall from his horse; and the aged

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

  • _jerid_, Soliman was killed by a fall from his horse; and the aged

    History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire — Volume 6

  • Burton, "which are such as are served to the kings."] [Footnote 486: Night DLXVII.] [Footnote 487: Wectu 'l asr, i.e. midway between noon and nightfall.] [Footnote 488: Lit. "was broken" (inkeseret).] [Footnote 489: Burton, "with the jerid," but I find no mention of this in the text.

    Alaeddin and the Enchanted Lamp

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