Definitions

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  • proper noun A female given name; the standard feminine form of John since the 17th century.
  • proper noun A patronymic surname derived from a Middle English variant of John.
  • noun A woman, often specifically a girlfriend

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Examples

  • JANE GARRISON, ANIMAL PROTECTION ADVOCATE: Well, you know Jane, in a perfect world, not only should Michael Vick not be allowed to play in the NFL again, but in a perfect world, he should still be in jail for the torture that he put those dogs through.

    CNN Transcript Jul 20, 2009

  • GRACE: Well, I know this much, Jane Velez-Mitchell, the host of "ISSUES WITH JANE VELEZ-MITCHELL" airing just before our show -- Jane, I know that DNA apparently links him not only to Pressley, DNA found in the form of semen, blood and even skin under Pressly ` s fingernails.

    CNN Transcript Dec 10, 2008

  • JANE VELEZ-MITCHELL, INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALIST: Oh. ANDERSON: Well, Jane, it is the case, right?

    CNN Transcript Nov 28, 2007

  • JANE GARRISON, ANIMAL WELFARE ADVOCATE: Absolutely, Jane.

    CNN Transcript Jul 28, 2009

  • JANE GARRISON, ANIMAL WELFARE ADVOCATE: Absolutely, it is, Jane.

    CNN Transcript Oct 8, 2009

  • Though the name Jane Jacobs is often invoked these days like a prayer, these guys say they have never heard of her.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • Meltdown is what I call the 'Jane Fonda scenario,' said nuclear consultant Lake Barrett, a former Energy Department and Nuclear Regulatory Commission engineer, referencing the 1979 movie The China Syndrome, in which a melting reactor core breaks through the containment barriers below it.

    Nuclear 'meltdown' no 'China Syndrome,' engineers say

  • Meltdown is what I call the 'Jane Fonda scenario,' said nuclear consultant Lake Barrett, a former Energy Department and Nuclear Regulatory Commission engineer, referencing the 1979 movie The China Syndrome, in which a melting reactor core breaks through the containment barriers below it.

    Nuclear 'meltdown' no 'China Syndrome,' engineers say

  • That's what he calls Jane and Susan, “the Bobbsey Twins from hell.”

    Number 6 Fumbles

  • Her transitions — like scrunching up her eyes when "Jane" is thinking, then opening them in wide, thrilled shock when "Deb" realizes that "Jane" has had a thought — are clear without seeming forced.

    Head diva Brooke Elliott is 'Drop Dead' terrific

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