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Joʹachim (St.)

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The father of the Virgin Mary. Generally represented as an old man carrying in a basket two turtle-doves, in allusion to the offering made for the purification of his daughter. His wife was St. Anne, or St. Anna.

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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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Jiffy
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Jilt (To)
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Jingoes (The)
Jingoism
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Jinnistan
Joachim (St.)
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