the fictitious name of an actual family that was the focus of a 19th-century sociological study of the inheritance of feeble-mindedness and its correlation with social degeneracy.
- Compare Kallikak.
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How to use Jukes in a sentence
Peter Jukes on the reclusive man who now has been accused of choking his wife in public.Charles Saatchi: From Saatchi & Saatchi to Allegedly Choking Nigella Lawson | Peter Jukes | June 18, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Peter Jukes on Fleet Street, where no good deed goes unpunished.
Peter Jukes on the latest embarrassment for Murdoch and Cameron.Rebekah Brooks and Andy Coulson Face Bribery Charges | Peter Jukes | November 20, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Peter Jukes on the growing fiasco—and how it could affect The New York Times.BBC Scandal Blows Up as Director George Entwistle Resigns | Peter Jukes | November 11, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Peter Jukes reports on the explosive allegations—and why inquiries a few years ago were killed.Alleged Pedophile Ring: Connections to Senior Public Figures Mount | Peter Jukes | November 6, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
The apparatus goes by the name of Jukes' Patent, and has been in constant use for over twenty years.
In the panic Mr. Jukes son Tom, who was the apple of the ship-owning millionaires eye, was lost.The Ocean Wireless Boys and the Lost Liner | Wilbur Lawton
Mrs. Jukes knew the meaning of that harsh and rabid summons.The House by the Church-Yard | J. Sheridan Le Fanu
This makes me a little sceptical whether Ramsay, Jukes, etc., are not a little overdoing sub-aerial denudation.More Letters of Charles Darwin Volume II | Charles Darwin
Cousin marriage has also been frequent in the middle western counterpart of the Jukes, the "Tribe of Ishmael."Consanguineous Marriages in the American Population | George B. Louis Arner