George 1st Baron Jeffreys of Wem, 1648–89, English jurist.
Sir Harold, 1891–1989, British geophysicist and astronomer.
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How to use Jeffreys in a sentence
Those lauded British roots, contends Jeffreys-Jones, are in some ways mythical.What the Spies Knew: The Secret World of Anglo-American Intelligence | Emma Garman | September 21, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Jeffreys was gone nearly half an hour and Harry was beginning to get alarmed, when he came back.The Courier of the Ozarks | Byron A. Dunn
“Who but our fellow townsman, Sim Jeffreys, whining and groaning to beat the band,” continued the narrator.The Banner Boy Scouts Snowbound | George A. Warren
Sim Jeffreys told us the other day that they had come up with only a small amount of food along.The Banner Boy Scouts Snowbound | George A. Warren
Jeffreys was openly brutal; while Eldon covered his tyranny under the 'most accomplished indifference.'The English Utilitarians, Volume I. | Leslie Stephen
Excuse me, I think Jeffreys and Fitzsimmons more amusing topics.The Climbers | Clyde Fitch
British Dictionary definitions for Jeffreys
George, 1st Baron Jeffreys of Wem. ?1645–89, English judge, notorious for his brutality at the "Bloody Assizes" (1685), where those involved in Monmouth's rebellion were tried
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