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.

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  • 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

  • Jereed — (also jerreed, jerid, or jerrid; Turkish: Cirit) is a traditional Turkish equestrian team sport played outdoors on horseback in which the objective is to score points by throwing a blunt wooden javelin at opposing team s horsemen. Played by… …   Wikipedia

  • jereed — /jeuh reed /, n. a blunt wooden javelin used in games played on horseback in certain Muslim countries in the Middle East. Also, jerid, jerreed, jerrid. [1655 65; < Ar jarid] * * * …   Universalium

  • jereed — /jeuh reed /, n. a blunt wooden javelin used in games played on horseback in certain Muslim countries in the Middle East. Also, jerid, jerreed, jerrid. [1655 65; < Ar jarid] * * * jereed see jerid …   Useful english dictionary

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