Definitions

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  • n. A pot or vessel with a large neck, formerly used by physicians and alchemists.
  • n. A chamber pot.

Etymologies

Probably from the river Jordan, and shortened from Jordan bottle ("a bottle of water from the Jordan, brought back by pilgrims"). (Wiktionary)

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  • It was an ape, not a monkey. deathmetalhero awesome! mangoshakes yeah i also love Routh. he's actually a draw for me if he'd get some meaty movie roles. also, i dig the cgi costume too. though i wonder if it'll be half cgi with the mo-cap suit acting as a "base". and phooey i thought it'd be cool if nathan fillion got the martin jordan role. that'd be funny.

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  • At 12: 50 PM, hester said ... did you really stay for the whole thing?? quite impressive! btw, our performance of zimmermann's Erde-Wasser-Luft-Töne was prepared with heavy non-stick masking tape and blankets. drury's performance of it in jordan hall used steel putty. glad you enjoyed the iditarod!

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  • In An Etymological Dictionary of Modern English, Ernest Weekly suggested an even earlier association with the word jordan, a medieval alchemist's vessel and, later, a chamberpot.

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol XIX No 4

  • a hospital of horrors. mb: rebecca jordan is starting true to hell. a research ...

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  • Lilly_Lovely Can we also discuss jordan aka katie price.

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  • » paulina porizkova confirmed something we already knew - tyra banks is a diva! katie price (aka jordan) is apparently already in love with some other guy! gabby babble

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  • Even Doherty could make a case for his views, if one brings into consideration the Mandaean material in which a "jordan" (Mandaic yardna) is any flowing water appropriate for baptism, which connects one with the light world (presumably passing through the infamous sub-lunar realm).

    Mythicism and John the Baptist

  • November 18th, 2005 at 9: 16 pm pgw says: don’t worry: the iraqi’s have 91 battalions ready to go … as long as 150,000 ameriocan troops are there to battle the insurgency, which is made mostly of foreign fighters. the iraqis are only blowing themselves up in jordan.

    Think Progress » As White House Smears Iraq Critics, Pentagon Readies Plan for Withdrawal

  • I have on my home directory a hidden folder called ". jordan", it has two folders inside, one

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  • » katie price (aka 'jordan') is giving into peter andre's quickie divorce request paris hilton sure knows how to make the most obnoxious poses (site NSFW) egotastic

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