Jonesian

Jo*ne"sian

(?), a. Of or pertaining to Jones.
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The Jonesian system, a system of transliterating Oriental words by English letters, invented by Sir William Jones.

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Jon"gleur

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Jon"gler

(?), } n. [F. jongleur. See Juggler.]
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1. In the Middle Ages, a court attendant or other person who, for hire, recited or sang verses, usually of his own composition. See Troubadour.
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Vivacity and picturesquenees of the jongleur's verse.
J R. Green.
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2. A juggler; a conjuror. See Juggler. Milton.

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Jon"quil

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Jon"quille

}, n. [F. jonquille, fr. L. juncus a rush, because it has rushlike leaves.] (Bot.) A bulbous plant of the genus Narcissus (Narcissus Jonquilla), allied to the daffodil. It has long, rushlike leaves, and yellow or white fragrant flowers. The root has emetic properties. It is sometimes called the rush-leaved daffodil. See Illust. of Corona.
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