Djereed
Djereed Djer*eed"or Djerrid Djer*rid", n. [F. djerid, fr. Ar. See {Jereed}.] (a) A blunt javelin used in military games in Moslem countries. (b) A game played with it. [Written also {jereed}, {jerrid}, etc.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Djerrid — Djereed Djer*eed or Djerrid Djer*rid , n. [F. djerid, fr. Ar. See {Jereed}.] (a) A blunt javelin used in military games in Moslem countries. (b) A game played with it. [Written also {jereed}, {jerrid}, etc.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • jereed — Djereed Djer*eed or Djerrid Djer*rid , n. [F. djerid, fr. Ar. See {Jereed}.] (a) A blunt javelin used in military games in Moslem countries. (b) A game played with it. [Written also {jereed}, {jerrid}, etc.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • jerrid — Djereed Djer*eed or Djerrid Djer*rid , n. [F. djerid, fr. Ar. See {Jereed}.] (a) A blunt javelin used in military games in Moslem countries. (b) A game played with it. [Written also {jereed}, {jerrid}, etc.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jereed — Jer*eed , n. [Ar. jer[=i]d. Cf. {Djereed}.] A blunt javelin used by the people of the Levant, especially in mock fights. [Written also {jerreed}, {jerid}.] Byron …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • jerid — Jereed Jer*eed , n. [Ar. jer[=i]d. Cf. {Djereed}.] A blunt javelin used by the people of the Levant, especially in mock fights. [Written also {jerreed}, {jerid}.] Byron …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • jerreed — Jereed Jer*eed , n. [Ar. jer[=i]d. Cf. {Djereed}.] A blunt javelin used by the people of the Levant, especially in mock fights. [Written also {jerreed}, {jerid}.] Byron …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dj- — is not an English combination, but is sometimes put to represent the Arabic letter jim, = English j (dʒ), in Arabic, Turkish, or Berber words, which have come to us through a French channel, or are spelt in imitation of French orthography; e.g.… …   Useful english dictionary

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