Jane
Jane Jane (j[=a]n), n. [LL. Janua Genoa; L. Genua, also OE. Jean.] 1. A coin of Genoa; any small coin. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

2. A kind of twilled cotton cloth. See {Jean}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Jane — is a female given name. It is one of the many feminine forms of John. It is also a Catalan last name, spelled as Jané or Janè. For more information on the origin of the name, see Jane (given name).GeneralJane can be used to identify a generic… …   Wikipedia

  • Jane — steht für: Jane (Vorname), der Vorname Jane Jane (Rockband), deutsche Krautrock Band, mit den Folgeformationen: Klaus Hess’ Jane bzw. Mother Jane Pano’s Jane bzw. Peter Panka’s Jane bzw. ab 2008 jane Werner Nadolnys Jane (ab 2008) Jane (Band),… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Jane — jane. □ V. agua jane. * * * (as used in expressions) Addams, Jane Austen, Jane Bethune, Mary (Jane) McLeod Mary Jane McLeod Calamity Jane Martha Jane Cannary Campion, Jane Delano, Jane A(rminda) Fonda, Jane (Seymour) …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Jane — puede referirse a: Contenido 1 Nombre 1.1 Personajes 1.2 Desambiguaciones 2 Miscelánea 3 …   Wikipedia Español

  • Jane — f English: originally a feminine form of JOHN (SEE John), from the Old French form Je(h)anne. Since the 17th century it has proved the most common of the feminine forms of John, ahead of JOAN (SEE Joan) and JEAN (SEE Jean). It now a …   First names dictionary

  • jane — jane; jane·ite; re·jane; thu·jane; …   English syllables

  • Jane — [dʒ̮eɪn ] (weiblicher Vorname); vgl. Mary Jane …   Die deutsche Rechtschreibung

  • jane — ☛ V. agua jane …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • Jane — (engl., spr. dschēn), soviel wie Johanna …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Jane — (engl., spr. dschehn), Johanna …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”