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Jeopʹardy (3 syl.)

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Hazard, danger. Tyrwhitt says it is the French jeu parti, and Froissart uses the phrase, “Si nous les voyons à jeu parti” (vol. i. c. 234). Jeu parti is a game where the chances are exactly balanced, hence a critical state.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Jemmy
Jemmy Dawson
Jemmy Jessamy (A)
Jenkinson (Ephraim)
Jennet
Jenny
Jenny lOuvrière
Jenny Wren
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Jeopardy
Jereed
Jeremiad
Jeremiah
Jeremy Diddler
Jeremy Twitcher
Jericho
Jerked [beef]
Jerkin
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Jerome (St.)