from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An extensive rebuke or telling-off; a long criticism or admonitory lecture.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A scolding; a hand, tedious reproof.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A scolding; a long tedious reproof.
He took my jobation in very good part, for I trust that as
When he had gone I gave Umslopogaas a jobation and told him that I was ashamed of his behaviour.
He listened to this jobation submissively, and then frankly acknowledged that he had spoken hardly.
It is difficult for me to justify to myself the violent jobation which my Father gave me in consequence of my scream, except by attributing to him something of the human weakness of vanity.
Julian would gladly have fought it out with his imperative father; but, nevertheless, it was a comfort to have to fetch pale Charles for a jobation; so he went at once.
After all, there's no place for a cock to fight on like his own dunghill; and there's nothing able to carry a fellow well through a tough bit of jobation  with a lawyer like a stiff tumbler of brandy punch.
[FOOTNOTE 33: jobation -- a tedious session; scolding]
As I wanted to get home, dreading the jobation I should get from Aunt
Mr Green was presented, and ushered into the service much in the same way as I was; but he had not forgotten what I said to him relative to the first lieutenant; and it so happened that, on the third day he witnessed a jobation, delivered by the first lieutenant to one of the midshipmen, who, venturing to reply, was ordered to the mast-head for the remainder of the day; added to which, a few minutes afterwards, the first lieutenant ordered two men to be put both legs in irons.
_jobation_ to both, but fixed on Johnson for my charge, and asked him if he had noticed what passed, what I had suffered, and whether allowing for the state of my nerves, I was much to blame?
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