Origin of jism
Examples from the Web for gism
Historical Examples of gism
Leg′ging, an outer and extra gaiter-like covering for the legs; Leg′gism, character of a blackleg.
"Oh, the fluence—the gism—the real stuff—the thing you know when you see it but haven't got a name for," he replied off-handedly.A Case in Camera
Thuggee′, Thug′gery, Thug′gism, the practice and superstition of the Thugs.
Word Origin for jism
"seminal fluid, cum," 1899; earlier "energy, strength" (1842), of uncertain origin; see jazz.