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(Scot) to suspect; infer
Word Origin
C19: from French jalouser to be jealous of
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  • It is beautiful, and she was jalouse when I say I love my lady of wax.

    Lady Maude's Mania George Manville Fenn
  • Ye're gey-like splashed wi' dirt, so I jalouse ye cam ower the Angels Ladder.

  • I jalouse ye came roond in a wherry frae the toon, and it's droll I never saw ye land.

    Doom Castle Neil Munro
  • His wife is a proud kind o' body, and she said naething to the neebors, and I jalouse they had a sair pinching time on't.

    The Genius of Scotland

    Robert Turnbull
  • An' noo I maun leave ye to mak' what ye can oot o' this, for I jalouse it'll pass ye to untaukle the whole hypothec.

  • The Moors at El Aziz are not seafaring; and gin the morn they jalouse what we have done, we have the start of them.

    A Modern Telemachus Charlotte M. Yonge

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