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Jet

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So called from the River Gages, in Asia Minor, on the banks of which it was collected by the ancients. It was originally called gagates, corrupted into gagat, jet.

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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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Jerusalem Pony
Jess (pl. Jesses)
Jessamy Bride
Jesse Tree
Jesse Window (A)
Jessica
Jesters
Jesuit
Jesus Paper
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Jettatura
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Jew’s-eye
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