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A printer’s phrase to designate all kinds of work not included in the term “book-work.” The French call such work ouvrage de ville.

⁂ Allied to the Latin, op[us]; Spanish, ob[ra]; French, ouv[rage]; the r occurs in the genitive case, oper[is].

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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 (Pope)
Joan Cromwell
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