Examples from the Web for jesse
Among African Americans, the likes of Al Sharpton, Jesse Jackson, or Jeremiah Wright cannot do it.
But probably because we co-edited the Deadline Artists anthologies with our friend Jesse Angelo, we feel a fidelity to the form.
There, Jesse once again spotted Wahlberg and his friends lurking.Mark Wahlberg’s Pardon Plea: A Look Back At His Troubling, Violent, and Racist Rap Sheet|Marlow Stern|December 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
With Mac and Jesse we wanted to establish a friendship that was mostly a product of their common situation and enclosed world.
Brute is the story of Mac and Jesse, two disenfranchised teens who turn to robbing houses as a form of recreation and quick cash.
The town in which the son of Jesse had first appeared, entreating help in the guise of an imbecile, thus fell before him.History of the Jews, Vol. I (of 6)|Heinrich Graetz
"I suppose I am looked upon as a sort of Jesse James," he said.Mr. Crewe's Career, Complete|Winston Churchill
All the moral lessons to his little daughter Jesse are taken from reminiscences of his 'poor dear first wife,' who never existed.Story of My Life, volumes 1-3|Augustus J. C. Hare
The tales of large wolf packs, Jesse insisted, were travelers' fancies.Wilderness of Spring|Edgar Pangborn
Many a time Jesse would whip a slave, throw him down, and gouge his eyes out.Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States|Work Projects Administration
British Dictionary definitions for jesse
Word Origin and History for jesse
masc. proper name, biblical father of David, from Latin, from Greek Iessai, from Hebrew Yishay, of unknown origin.