Origin of Jove
Examples from the Web for jove
At this point, a normal, fair-minded human being would think, "Well, by jove, we've got to get out there and equal them."
But, for this foul deed, the wrath of Jove shall rest upon them here and hereafter.'Elson Grammar School Literature, Book Four.|William H. Elson
Then Jove's daughter Minerva came up to them, having assumed the form and voice of Mentor.The Odyssey|Homer
The pair met by the oak tree, and King Apollo son of Jove was first to speak.
Nine of Jove's years are gone; the timbers of our ships have rotted; their tackling is sound no longer.
The word is so printed that nothing but the sense can determine whether it be love or Jove.Notes to Shakespeare, Volume III: The Tragedies|Samuel Johnson
British Dictionary definitions for jove
Word Origin for Jove
Word Origin and History for jove
Roman god of the bright sky, late 14c., from Latin Iovis, from PIE *dyeu- "to shine," with derivatives referring to the sky, heavens, a god (see diurnal, and cf. Zeus). In classical Latin, the compound Iuppiter replaced Old Latin Iovis as the god's name.