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or je·rid, jer·reed, jer·rid

  1. 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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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 Daltons, Volume I (of II)

    Charles James Lever

  • 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