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Jolson

[ johl-suhn ]
/ ˈdʒoʊl sən /
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noun
Al Asa Yoelson, 1886–1950, U.S. singer and entertainer, born in Russia.
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How to use Jolson in a sentence

  • "I'll take the alarm-clock, if you say so," volunteered Jolson.

    The Landloper|Holman Day
  • Jolson clucked to his horse and rattled away down the road, muttering sour remarks.

    The Landloper|Holman Day

British Dictionary definitions for Jolson

Jolson
/ (ˈdʒəʊlsən) /

noun
Al, real name Asa Yoelson. 1886–1950, US singer and film actor, born in Russia; star of the first talking picture The Jazz Singer (1927)
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