- a game.
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Examples from the Web for jeu
“You know in Paris, and remember that scene at the Jeu de Paume,” he says.Baryshnikov Unbound
Ross Kenneth Urken
May 17, 2009
The view and the chteau and the jeu aux boules no longer held me.Riviera Towns
Herbert Adams Gibbons
The articles on the Jeu des Tarots will be found at pp. 365 to 410.The Illustrated Key to the Tarot
L. W. de Laurence
Porson's jeu d'esprit is reprinted in the Faceti Cantabrigienses .
You are now nearly where you were at the Jeu de Paume, on the 20th of June 1789.Thomas Jefferson
But the thing is essentially a pot-boiler and a jeu d'esprit.The Letters of Henry James (volume I)
Word Origin and History for jeu
a French word for "play, game" occurring in some phrases borrowed into English, from Latin jocum "jest, joke, play, sport" (see joke (n.)).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper