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Jellicoe

[jel-i-koh] /ˈdʒɛl ɪˌkoʊ/
noun
1.
John Rushworth
[ruhsh-wurth] /ˈrʌʃ wɜrθ/ (Show IPA),
1st Earl, 1859–1935, British admiral.
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  • But young Jellicoe was not the least afraid of the man in blue.

    Admiral Jellicoe

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

    Admiral Jellicoe

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

    Admiral Jellicoe

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

    Admiral Jellicoe

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

    Admiral Jellicoe

    Arthur Applin
  • Little Miss Jellicoe grew impatient: “Oh, do try and get her out!”

    Admiral Jellicoe

    Arthur Applin
  • Jellicoe, with his superior speed, could have closed had he deemed it wise.

  • Jellicoe giggled in the background; the drama in the atmosphere appealed to him.

    Mike P. G. Wodehouse
  • When they had been in the study a few moments, Jellicoe knocked at the door.

    Mike P. G. Wodehouse
  • Jellicoe was profuse in his thanks, and disappeared in a cloud of gratitude.

    Mike P. G. Wodehouse
British Dictionary definitions for Jellicoe

Jellicoe

/ˈdʒɛlɪˌkəʊ/
noun
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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