(?), n. [Ar. jerd. Cf. Djereed.] A blunt javelin used by the people of the Levant, especially in mock fights.
[Written also jerreed, jerid.]





}, n. [From Jeremiah, the prophet: cf. F. jrmiade.] A tale of sorrow, disappointment, or complaint; a doleful story; a dolorous tirade; -- generally used satirically.
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He has prolonged his complaint into an endless jeremiad.
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