Definitions

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  • n. A blunt spear or javelin.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See jereed.

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Examples

  • The Eastern warrior, raising himself in his stirrups, and shaking aloft his lance, replied, “Hardly, I fear, shall I find one with a crossed shoulder who will exchange with me the cast of the jerrid.”

    The Talisman

  • The Eastern warrior, raising himself in his stirrups, and shaking aloft his lance, replied, ` ` Hardly, I fear, shall I find one with a crossed shoulder, who will exchange with me the cast of the jerrid. ''

    The Talisman

  • a small bundle of javelins (the jerrid of the Persians), with which they are very expert, for I have often seen them, at a distance of ten feet, bury one more than two feet deep in the flanks of a buffalo.

    Travels and Adventures of Monsieur Violet

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