Lexicon: Jerusalem – jest

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Jerusalem, proper n. [prob. < Old Hebrew shalem, 'house of peace' or 'house of stone'; poss. < salem, name of a Semitic god who was the city's patron.]

Holy City; metropolis in Palestine; [fig.] heavenly city where someone would want to be.

Jerusalem, proper n. [Old Hebrew yarah 'threw, cast' < yerushalayim 'founded in peace'.]

Holy City; metropolis in Palestine; place on Mount Moriah where Isaac met his bride Rebekah for the first time (see 2 Chronicles 3:1); place of pilgrimage where the Jew Isaac and his daughter Rebecca fled in Ivanhoe; [fig.] home; promised land; (see Isaiah 52:1; ED letters).

Jerusalem, proper n. [prob. < Old Hebrew shalem, 'house of peace' or 'house of stone'; poss. < salem, name of a Semitic god who was the city's patron.]

Holy City; metropolis in Palestine; [fig.] heavenly city where someone would want to be.

Jerusalem, proper n. [Old Hebrew yarah 'threw, cast' < yerushalayim 'founded in peace'.]

Holy City; metropolis in Palestine; place on Mount Moriah where Isaac met his bride Rebekah for the first time (see 2 Chronicles 3:1); place of pilgrimage where the Jew Isaac and his daughter Rebecca fled in Ivanhoe; [fig.] home; promised land; (see Isaiah 52:1; ED letters).

jessamine (-s), n. [Fr. jasmin.]

Climbing flowered plant; ascending shrub with fragrant blossoms; [fig] sweet-smelling balm.

jessamine (-s), n. [Fr. jasmin.]

Climbing flowered plant; ascending shrub with fragrant blossoms; [fig] sweet-smelling balm.

jest (-'s), n. [OFr geste, action, exploit, romance.] (webplay: earnest, play, truth).

Joke; diversion; merry-making.

jest (-'s), n. [OFr geste, action, exploit, romance.] (webplay: earnest, play, truth).

Joke; diversion; merry-making.

jest, v. [see joke, n.]

Laugh; play around; make a joke; say light-hearted things; engage in clever small-talk.

jest, v. [see joke, n.]

Laugh; play around; make a joke; say light-hearted things; engage in clever small-talk.