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Jim Crow

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Brought out at the Adelphi in 1836. The character of Jim Crow played by T. D. Rice, as the original of the “nigger minstrels” since so popular. A renegade or turncoat is called a Jim Crow, from the burden of the song, Wheel about and turn about.

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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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Jezebel
Jib
Jib (To)
Jib-boom
Jib-door
Jib-stay (A)
Jib Topsail (A)
Jiffy
Jig
Jilt (To)
Jim Crow
Jingo
Jingoes (The)
Jingoism
Jinn
Jinnistan
Joachim (St.)
Joan (Pope)
Joan Cromwell
Joan of Arc or Jeanne la Pucelle
Joannes Hagustaldensis