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Jeffries

[jef-reez] /ˈdʒɛf riz/
noun
1.
James J. 1875–1953, U.S. boxer: world heavyweight champion 1899–1905.
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  • "Yep, she's engaged to Jeffries," announced Griffin with great enjoyment.

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  • At Sleepy Cat, Jeffries, wild with impatience, was on the telephone.

    Nan of Music Mountain Frank H. Spearman
  • “Perhaps his salary had better be raised,” conceded Jeffries reflectively.

    Nan of Music Mountain Frank H. Spearman
  • “Some shooting,” commented Jeffries, rapidly signing letters.

    Nan of Music Mountain Frank H. Spearman
  • Jeffries resumed his mildest tone: “Tell him to come in a minute, John.”

    Nan of Music Mountain Frank H. Spearman

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