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  • n. Plural form of jingle.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A corruption of shingles (St. Anthony's fire). See shingles.


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  • Maybe its in one of those old television jingles from the 60s and 70s.

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  • Posted on Oct 31, 2008 are you joking me? i'm hoping its a petty publicity stunt by Pedro cuz the jingles are my favorite part of listening to Craig Norris.

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  • Alliteration and rhyme are amongst the most frequent of these "jingles;" and occasionally a "pun" supplies their place very effectively.

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  • There are several attachments, called "jingles," "taps," fiber half soles, and the like, that the expert dancer in this type of work will wish to have on his dancing shoes, and I shall tell you about them here, but it is best to avoid their use while you are learning the dances.

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  • Professor Saintsbury scouts the value of any such arrangement, since all belong equally in the one class, "jingles," and he also rightly points out that "all genuine nursery rhymes ... have never become nursery rhymes until the historical fact has been practically forgotten by those who used them, and nothing but the metrical and musical attraction remains."

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  • It is another setback for Jonikaitis, 24, whose column of 12 military trucks and three civilian haulers, known as "jingles" to the troops because of the decorative chains that give them their distinctive sound, is already six hours late on its supply run to Combat Outpost

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  • Sound Byte is targeted to DJs, radio stations and audio productions, to quickly and easily play a variety of recorded sounds, such as jingles, advertisements, songs, sound effects at sporting events, and more.

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  • On her one semester at NYU: I was making a fine living singing "jingles" as well as being a staff songwriter at Chappell Music by the time I was 17 years old.

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  • He rubs a string of prayer beads together, jingles a special staff to evoke the attention of the gods, and starts chanting to the sea.

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  • These songs are interrupted by a second set of jingles that set the text of the Gloria, Psalm, and the dialogues.

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