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Jeffrey

[ jef-ree ]
/ ˈdʒɛf ri /
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noun
Francis "Lord Jeffrey", 1773–1850, Scottish jurist, editor, and critic.
a male given name: from a Germanic word meaning “divine peace.”
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Jeffrey
/ (ˈdʒɛfrɪ) /

noun
Francis, Lord. 1773–1850, Scottish judge and literary critic. As editor of the Edinburgh Review (1803–29), he was noted for the severity of his criticism of the romantic poets, esp Wordsworth
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