Origin of jīm
Examples from the Web for jim
Contemporary Examples of jim
“Barbarism,” said retired NYPD Officer Jim Smith on Thursday.The Muslim Cop Killed by Terrorists
January 9, 2015
Michigan supposedly offered 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh a $42 million contract, which would him the highest-paid coach in the NCAA.Is Any College Football Coach Worth $60 Million? Jim Harbaugh Is
December 20, 2014
There was nothing out of the ordinary, but for the fact that Jim was gay.
I was bored, but I grabbed a red Solo cup, filled it with beer, and stayed with my group, chatting with the brothers about Jim.
Jim had to cajole me, as it was already late, and I was lounging around in sweats, book in hand.
Historical Examples of jim
He knew Jim couldn't swim a lick, so he thought he'd have Jim go drown.
Anyway, he said, Jim had already sure-enough drowned as fur as there was any fun in it.
So we was all quiet and still, Jim and me being scared, and Tom busy.
They went for me and Jim by the thousand, but not a one of them lit on Tom.
Why, it seemed just like home; it 'most seemed as if I had been born and raised in it, and Jim and Tom said the same.
Word Origin for dine
Word Origin for palmer
"pilgrim who has returned from the Holy Land," late 12c. (as a surname), from Anglo-French palmer (Old French palmier), from Medieval Latin palmarius, from Latin palma "palm tree" (see palm (n.2)). So called because they wore palm branches in commemoration of the journey.
late 13c., from Old French disner (Modern French dîner) "to dine, eat, have a meal," originally "take the first meal of the day," from stem of Gallo-Romance *desjunare "to break one's fast," from Vulgar Latin *disjejunare, from dis- "undo" (see dis-) + Late Latin jejunare "to fast," from Latin iejunus "fasting, hungry" (see jejune).
In addition to the idiom beginning with dine
- dine out on
- eat (dine) out
- wine and dine