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Juveniles (3 syl.)


in theatrical parlance, means those actors who play young men’s parts, whether in tragedy, melodrama, or light comedy. Thus a manager scoring a play would write against Hamlet, not the name of the actor, but “the leading Juvenile.”

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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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Jus de Réglisse (liquorice)
Jus et Norma Loquendi
Just (The)
Juste Milieu (French)
Justices in Eyre (pron. ire)
Justing of Watson and Barbour
Juvenal (Latin, from juvenis)