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jereed

or je·rid, jer·reed, jer·rid

[ juh-reed ]
/ dʒəˈrid /
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noun
a blunt wooden javelin used in games played on horseback in certain Muslim countries in the Middle East.
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Origin of jereed

First recorded in 1655–65, jereed is from the Arabic word jarīd

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How to use jereed in a sentence

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

    At Home And Abroad|Margaret Fuller Ossoli
  • Maraffi speaks every language, plays every game, and knows the use of every weapon, from a jereed to a Joe Manton.

    The Daltons, Volume I (of II)|Charles James Lever
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