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Meaning of jones

jones

Pronunciation: ( jōnz), [key]
— n. Slang.
  1. heroin.
  2. an addiction, esp. to heroin.

Jones

Pronunciation: ( jōnz), [key]
— n.
  1. 1798–1858, president of the Republic of Texas.
  2. (John Luther Jones), 1864–1900, U.S. locomotive engineer: folk hero of ballads, stories, and plays.
  3. 1881–1967, English phonetician.
  4. 1879–1958, Welsh psychoanalyst.
  5. original name of Imamu Amiri Baraka.
  6. 1851–1929, English dramatist.
  7. 1892–1980, U.S. educator and critic.
  8. 1573–1652, English architect.
  9. (John Paul), 1747–92, American naval commander in the Revolutionary War, born in Scotland.
  10. 1791–1848, U.S. politician: Speaker of the House 1843–45.
  11. (“Mother Jones”), 1830–1930, U.S. labor leader, born in Ireland.
  12. 1887–1954, U.S. set designer.
  13. (“Bobby”), 1902–71, U.S. golfer.
  14. 1863–1948, U.S. Quaker, teacher, author, and humanitarian.
  15. 1746–94, English jurist, linguist, and Sanskrit scholar.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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