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  • n. A type of gelatine-based confection; ingredients and consistency vary between countries.
  • n. Alternative spelling of jubé.
  • n. An open drainage channel of a type common in Tehran.


From jujube, from Ancient Greek ζίζυφον (zizuphon). (Wiktionary)
French jubé. (Wiktionary)


  • In France the rood-loft was called the jube, which seems to imply that it was used liturgically for the reading of lessons and the like.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 13: Revelation-Stock

  • I wanted the top of the cupcakes to look like a jube so I went a little big crazy with the coloured sugar crystals - they would of looked better if I didn't rush spreading on the swiss meringue buttercream.

    The Red Deer

  • Strawberry, lemon and orange cupcakes topped with strawberry, lemon and orange swiss meringue buttercream, then sprinkled with coloured sugar crystals and topped with a jube.

    The Red Deer

  • Impera quidvis; navigare jube, navem conscendo; plagas accipere, plector; animum profundere, in ignem currere, non recuso, lubens facio.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • We had a red fruit 'popsicle': kind of frozen air on a stick; a blackcurrant jelly like the best jube you've ever tasted and a salt & vinegar chocolate stick.

    Archive 2007-03-01

  • Oli selline jube žanr Nõukogude Liidus, kus raevuka huumoriga mõisteti hukka kapitalisliku või mõne teise inimvaenuliku ühikonnakorralduse pahesid... ja seeläbi loomulikult ka ühiskonnakorraldust ennastki.

    V. Fadin «Изопертиловая лихорадка»

  • He was of another mind who cried, “Da, Domine, quod jubes, et jube quod vis.”

    The Doctrine of the Saints��� Perseverance Explained and Confirmed

  • An unusual feature in the main part of the room is a jube passageway extending the whole length and divided into recesses with divans and card tables.

    Marvels of Modern Science

  • A gallery or loft corresponding to the medieval jube was not unknown in the early Church, but there is no satisfactory evidence to show that it was surmounted by a rood.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 13: Revelation-Stock

  • At the end of the choir, to the right on entering, was the gallery of the Dauphiness and the Duchess of Berry; to the left, opposite, was that of the princes and princesses of the blood; lower, toward the jube, and also on the left, that of the ambassadors and strangers of distinction; by the side of the jube, the gallery of the first gentlemen of the chamber of the King.

    The Duchess of Berry and the Court of Charles X


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  • <blockquote>The town was strung out along the irrigation canal, called a 'jube' (rhymes with 'tube'). The jube was more than just a source of irrigation water; it was also where the livestock came to drink, where women came to do laundry and wash dishes, and where people gathered to gossip or to pick up prostitutes, who were nicknamed 'jube queens' for their habit of sitting alongside the jube and dangling their feet in the water while waiting for customers.</blockquote>

    Dr. Bill Bass & Jon Jefferson, Beyond the Body Farm: A Legendary Bone Detective Explores Murders, Mysteries, and the Revolution in Forensic Science (New York: HarperCollins, 2007), p. 9. (The town was Hasanlu, Iran, in 1964.)

    November 1, 2015