Jakes

[ jeyks ]
/ dʒeɪks /

noun

John,born 1932, U.S. novelist.
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British Dictionary definitions for john jakes

jakes

/ (dʒeɪks) /

noun

an archaic slang word for lavatory
Southwest English dialect human excrement

Word Origin for jakes

C16: probably from French Jacques James
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