Jakes
Jakes Jakes, n. [Prob. fr. F. Jacques, the proper name. See 2d {Jack}.] A privy. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

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  • Jakes — may refer to:* Jakes (toilet), a type of toilet in a small structure separate from the main building which does not have a flush or sewer attached * Jakes Mulholland (20th century), American soccer playerPeople with the surname Jakes:* John Jakes …   Wikipedia

  • Jakeš — Jakes oder Jakeš ist der Familienname folgender Personen: James Jakes (* 1987), britischer Rennfahrer John Jakes (* 1932), US amerikanischer Schriftsteller Milouš Jakeš (* 1922), tschechoslowakischer Politiker …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Jakes — oder Jakeš ist der Familienname folgender Personen: James Jakes (* 1987), britischer Rennfahrer John Jakes (* 1932), US amerikanischer Schriftsteller Milouš Jakeš (* 1922), tschechoslowakischer Politiker Diese Seite i …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • jakes — a privy, mid 15c., genitive singular of JACK (Cf. jack) (n.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • jakes — [jāks] n. [< Jacques (see JACK): cf. JOHN1] Now Chiefly Dial. an outdoor toilet; privy …   English World dictionary

  • Jakeš — 44° 59′ 00″ N 18° 16′ 42″ E / 44.9833, 18.2783 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • jakes — noun A privy or latrine whereas the truth finder, having raked out that jakes, his own mind, and being there capable of tracing no ray of divinity, nor anything virtuous or good, or lovely, or loving, very fairly, honestly, and logically… …   Wiktionary

  • jakes — Police. Watch out for the jakes …   Dictionary of american slang

  • jakes — Police. Watch out for the jakes …   Dictionary of american slang

  • jakes —    a lavatory    Just as you visit the John1 in modern    America, so in the past you visited Jake s place.    Dr Johnson s examples from Shakespeare, Swift, and Dryden are all lavatorial, although he defines the word as a house of office , using …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

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