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  • n. Alternative spelling of jingbang.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. ‘Shebang’; concern; thing: used only in the phrase, ‘the whole jing-bang.’


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  • "But I know the man who could take up the whole jing-bang of that Crookes crowd in one hand and" -- his large fist swiftly knotted as he spoke the words -- "scrunch it up like an eggshell, by George."

    The Pit: A Story of Chicago

  • 'He was the only one I ever liket of the hale jing-bang' was one of his expressions; and you will be glad to know that he dwelt particularly on the dutiful respect you had always displayed in your relations.

    The Wrecker

  • It made my heart bleed; but the men had a great respect for the chief mate, who was, as they said, "the only seaman of the whole jing-bang, and none such a bad man when he was sober."

    Kidnapped: The Adventures of David Balfour

  • I guess the whole jing-bang of it turned his head, for he goes bad and loco thereafter, and begins shootin 'and r'arin' up an 'down the hull Southwest, a-roarin' and a-bellerin 'and a-takin' on amazin '.

    A Deal in Wheat and Other Stories of the New and Old West

  • Howandiver, when all's done, it's a shame, so it is, that he's not a bishop this blessed day and hour: for, next to the goiant ov Saint Garlath's, he's out and out the cleverest fellow ov the whole jing-bang.

    Stories of Comedy

  • It was a fine day; like enough the whole jing-bang of them would be going with the brake to Skeighan.

    The House with the Green Shutters

  • There's a whole jing-bang of outlying clachans round Barbie that he'll get the trade of by a dodge like that.

    The House with the Green Shutters

  • They had to recite Shakespeare in public; how could _he_ stand up and spout, before a whole jing-bang o 'them?

    The House with the Green Shutters


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