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Jobaʹtion

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A scolding; so called from the patriarch Job.

“Jobation … . means a long, dreary homily, and has reference to the tedious rebukes inflicted on the patriarch Job by his too obliging friends.”—G.A. Sala: (Echoes), Sept. 6, 1884.

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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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Joan of Arc or Jeanne la Pucelle
Joannes Hagustaldensis
Job (o long)
Job’s Comforter
Job’s Pound
Job (o short)
Job (o short)
Job Lot (A)
Jobs
Job (To)
Jobation
Jobber
Jobbing Carpenter
Jocelin de Brakelonda
Jockey
Jockey (To)
Jockey of Norfolk
Joe or a Joe Miller
Joey
Jog
Jog-trot