Alayban was on one of her annual vacations to the condo on tony jamboree Road when she was arrested.
This cullud pusson will spend two months' wages to "report" at a grand junction "jamboree" of his "lodge."
Some of 186 them said they would rather not attend the jamboree at all!
They had delayed on the road to hold some jamboree of their own, and this lie about the white men was to account for their delay.
I can make allowance once in a while for the boys gettin' on a jamboree, but by Christmas!
“Until the jamboree is ended and all the fur is bought from the Huskies,” replied Rob, seriously.
I'll go somewhere an' finish my jamboree an' then I'll hit fer some fresh range.
My curiosity impelled me to accept the invitation to the "keg party" as such a jamboree was known among the students.
I reckon there ain't been such a jamboree in town for years.
Uncle Dick told me we would have to wait for our supplies until the general annual jamboree cooled down a little bit.
1866, represented as typical of American English, perhaps from jam (n.) on pattern of shivaree [Barnhart]. For the second element, Weekley suggests French bourree, a kind of rustic dance. Klein thinks the whole thing is of Hindu origin (but he credits its introduction to English, mistakenly, to Kipling). Boy Scouts use is from 1920. Noted earlier as a term in cribbage:
Jamboree signifies the combination of the five highest cards, as, for example, the two Bowers [jacks], Ace, King, and Queen of trumps in one hand, which entitles the holder to count sixteen points. The holder of such a hand, simply announces the fact, as no play is necessary; but should he play the hand as a Jambone, he can count only eight points, whereas he could count sixteen if he played it, or announced it as a Jamboree. ["The American Hoyle," New York, 1864]