Definitions

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  • proper n. An English person born within ten miles of the sea.
  • proper n. Someone from Plymouth,
  • proper n. The accent and colloquialisms of such people used by the people of Plymouth.
  • adj. Describing the Plymouths lower classes.

Etymologies

Derived from Cousin Jan (the Devon form of John). See Janner for further explanation. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Sometimes, Mrs. Janner, it is important to remember that life is an isomerism in which the isomers change into one another with great ease so that they ordinarily exist together in equilibrium.

    Trisomy

  • Jay Janner/Austin American Statesman/Associated Press A severe drought has baked pastures and dried ponds across Texas, forcing ranchers in the state, one of the nation's top two beef producers, to start selling off their herds to get through the driest one-year period in the state's history.

    Drought in the Lone Star State

  • Jay Janner/Austin American Statesman/Associated Press A cow looks for a piece of grass in the bottom of an empty stock tank at a ranch near Manor, Texas.

    Heat Scorches Parched Texas

  • Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman/Associated Press An evaporated part of Lake Travis left boats and pleasure-seekers high and dry near a dock in Austin.

    Drought in the Lone Star State

  • The story revolves around three children, Tink, Janner and Leeli Igiby who live in a cottage on the outskirts of the city of Skree with their mother and grandpa.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • In the town of Glipwood had lived the Igiby family of Mother Nia with her father and her three children sons Janner and Tink, and handicapped daughter Leeli.

    North! Or be Eaten: Wild Escapes. A Desperate Journey. And the ghastly Grey Fangs of Dang-Andrew Peterson « The Merry Genre Go Round Reviews

  • Purely in the interests of fairness these were the cross-bench Janner-scragger Lord Bramall and the Tory Lords Bougham and Vaux hang on, that's only one and Jopling.

    Archive 2007-08-01

  • Palestinians, Janner said, it had deeply distressed a large number of other people.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Janner, who is also a member of the British House of Lords, told journalists in Durban that instead of bringing people together to fight racism and xenophobia, the WCAR had been turned into a

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Notice historique, as an introduction to the Dictionnaire theologique, ed. By Migne (Paris, 1850); Janner in Kirchenlex.,

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 2: Assizes-Browne

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