jakes

  • 1 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 …

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  • 2 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 …

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  • 3 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 …

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

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

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

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

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  • 8 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… …

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  • 9 jakes — Police. Watch out for the jakes …

    Dictionary of american slang

  • 10 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

  • 11 jakes — /dʒeɪks/ (say jayks) noun Colloquial a toilet. {? from proper name Jakes, variant of Jacques} …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 12 jakes — noun plural but singular or plural in construction Etymology: perhaps from French Jacques James Date: 1538 privy 1 …

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  • 13 jakes — /jayks/, n. (usually used with a pl. v.) Chiefly Dial. 1. an outdoor privy; outhouse. 2. a toilet or bedpan. [1525 35; < F Jacques, proper name; cf. JOHN] * * * …

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  • 14 Jakes — /jayks/, n. John, born 1932, U.S. novelist. * * * …

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  • 15 Jakes — This interesting surname is of early medieval English origin, and is a surname formed from either one of two male given names, Jacob or John. Jacob derives from the Hebrew aqob meaning supplanter or, following after . In the Bible, this is the… …

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  • 16 jakes — • Police on foot …

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  • 17 jakes — [dʒeɪks] noun archaic an outdoor toilet. Origin C16: perh. from the given name Jacques, or as the genitive of the pet name Jack (see jack1) …

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  • 18 jakes — n. Privy, necessary, latrine, water closet …

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  • 19 jakes — [[t]dʒeɪks[/t]] n. (usu. with a sing. v.) Chiefly Dial. 1) sts a privy; outhouse 2) sts a toilet • Etymology: 1525–35; < F Jacques, proper name; cf. john …

    From formal English to slang

  • 20 jakes —  Lavatory …

    A concise dictionary of English slang