noun (usually used with a plural verb)Chiefly Dialect.
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Rocket teamed up with the Incredible Hulk to overthrow Judson Jakes, a devious mole.11 Things to Know About Bradley Cooper’s Rocket Raccoon in Guardians of the Galaxy|Marina Watts|February 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Jakes is not alone in believing that your family must stay your family no matter how hurtful or dysfunctional they may be.Should You Divorce Your Family After the Holidays?|Keli Goff|January 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Jakes says he believes in the axiom that the act of forgiveness is not really a gift to others as much as it is a gift to oneself.
Bishop T.D. Jakes says preaching the gospel of forgiveness is a sermon that never gets old or loses its meaning.
Jakes has spoken about the issue so much that he decided a full-length book on the art of forgiveness was required.
An old woman—Molly Jakes, we will call her—died, or was thought to have died, and was buried by the parish.Yorkshire Oddities, Incidents and Strange Events|S. Baring-Gould
He pulled back the jerky shaky door of the jakes and came forth from the gloom into the air.Ulysses|James Joyce
High Street was thronged with people, mostly country-jakes who had come to town with their wagons and buggies for the celebration.A Boy's Town|W. D. Howells
Ellen Mary Jakes exhibited no superiority over her sisters in the matter of throwing a cricket ball.The Wonder|J. D. Beresford
Sometimes it was Mr. Jakes, a depressed little man whose wife had left him, for no special reason he could discover.T. Tembarom|Frances Hodgson Burnett