or je·rid, jer·reed, jer·rid



a blunt wooden javelin used in games played on horseback in certain Muslim countries in the Middle East.

Origin of jereed

First recorded in 1655–65, jereed is from the Arabic word jarīd Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for jereed

Historical Examples of jereed

  • Maraffi speaks every language, plays every game, and knows the use of every weapon, from a jereed to a Joe Manton.

  • The Arabian horse will not plough well, nor can the plough-horse be rode to play the jereed.

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