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Jellicoe

[jel-i-koh]
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noun
  1. John Rush·worth [ruhsh-wurth] /ˈrʌʃ wɜrθ/, 1st Earl,1859–1935, British admiral.
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Historical Examples

  • For quite a long time Jellicoe kept up the illusion that he had been “in action.”

    Admiral Jellicoe

    Arthur Applin

  • It was Jellicoe who helped to place it in the enviable position it now holds.

    Admiral Jellicoe

    Arthur Applin

  • Little Miss Jellicoe grew impatient: “Oh, do try and get her out!”

    Admiral Jellicoe

    Arthur Applin

  • But young Jellicoe was not the least afraid of the man in blue.

    Admiral Jellicoe

    Arthur Applin

  • Very probably, but for young West, Jellicoe would have gone under.

    Admiral Jellicoe

    Arthur Applin


British Dictionary definitions for jellicoe

Jellicoe

noun
  1. John Rushworth, 1st Earl Jellicoe. 1859–1935, British admiral, who commanded the Grand Fleet at the Battle of Jutland (1916), which incapacitated the German fleet for the rest of World War I
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