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  1. John Rush·worth [ruhsh-wurth] /ˈrʌʃ wɜrθ/, 1st Earl,1859–1935, British admiral.
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Historical Examples

  • But young Jellicoe was not the least afraid of the man in blue.

    Admiral Jellicoe</p>

    Arthur Applin

  • For quite a long time Jellicoe kept up the illusion that he had been “in action.”

  • It was Jellicoe who helped to place it in the enviable position it now holds.

  • Very probably, but for young West, Jellicoe would have gone under.

  • What Jellicoe must have suffered then no one will ever know.

British Dictionary definitions for jellicoe


  1. John Rushworth, 1st Earl Jellicoe. 1859–1935, British admiral, who commanded the Grand Fleet at the Battle of Jutland (1916), which incapacitated the German fleet for the rest of World War I
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