from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Used as a name in legal proceedings to designate an unknown or unidentified woman or girl.
- n. An average or ordinary woman.
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- n. Female equivalent of John Doe.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an unknown or fictitious woman who is a party to legal proceedings
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I just waited for the next Caucasian Jane Doe who'd be a near enough match to pop up.