Word Origin for jalouse

C19: from French jalouser to be jealous of
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Examples from the Web for jalouse

Historical Examples of jalouse

  • It is beautiful, and she was jalouse when I say I love my lady of wax.

    Lady Maude's Mania

    George Manville Fenn

  • Ye're gey-like splashed wi' dirt, so I jalouse ye cam ower the Angels Ladder.

  • I jalouse ye came roond in a wherry frae the toon, and it's droll I never saw ye land.

    Doom Castle

    Neil Munro

  • His wife is a proud kind o' body, and she said naething to the neebors, and I jalouse they had a sair pinching time on't.

    The Genius of Scotland

    Robert Turnbull

  • An' noo I maun leave ye to mak' what ye can oot o' this, for I jalouse it'll pass ye to untaukle the whole hypothec.