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jone

verb

To play a game of verbal abuse, esp against the opponent's mother and family; jive, play the dozens: All kinds of kids jone, says 11-year-old Hamani/ readers howling in outrage that we had dared to suggest that the verb ''joan'' (meaning to insult) was possibly derived from Joan Rivers

[1930s+ Black; origin unknown]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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  • I tell you what it is,' says jone, 'it wont do to let them two lunertics have rooms to themselves.

    Rudder Grange Frank R. Stockton
  • An' he takes off his hat, an' jone says good-night to me an' shuts the door.

    Rudder Grange Frank R. Stockton
  • I went up into the gallery, and jone, he was set among the other men in the jury-box.

    Rudder Grange Frank R. Stockton
  • jone he jus' held back, ready to jine the other eleven as soon as they'd agree.

    Rudder Grange Frank R. Stockton
  • Get forrud wi' thy tale, jone, wilto: an' bother no moor abeawt it.

    Lancashire Sketches

    Edwin Waugh
  • Well; thae'll co' a lookin' at us, when tho comes this gate on, winnut to, jone?

    Lancashire Sketches

    Edwin Waugh
  • jone, make a good fier in his chambre, and let him lacke nothing.

  • Ninivie, O that was the story of jone and the wall, was it not George?

  • No, it'll never do to gi'e thee pennies in that reckless fashion, jone!'

    Lancashire Humour Thomas Newbigging
  • But, after all, jone and me didn't come here to London just to see the town.

    Pomona's Travels Frank R. Stockton

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