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[yah-kawp-suh n] /ˈyɑ kɔp sən/
Jens Peter
[yens pey-tuh r] /yɛns ˈpeɪ tər/ (Show IPA),
1847–85, Danish novelist. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Jacobsen is specially good at this last job; his strong arms pull up bucket after bucket as if they were as many boxes of matches.

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  • We were hove to overnight when Borden and Jacobsen died, on the thirteenth.

    Cappy Ricks Retires Peter B. Kyne
  • Jacobsen watched the canoe across the low reef as it came abreast and passed on to the entrance of the passage.

    A Son Of The Sun Jack London
  • I sentPg 199 them to her, together with Mr. Jacobsen's letter.

  • That is the fundamental ethos which runs through all of Jacobsen's work.

    Mogens and Other Stories Jens Peter Jacobsen
  • First he accused Jacobsen, who was very indignant, and then me, who laughed.

    When the World Shook H. Rider Haggard
  • There is rarely anything so pointed as the conversation between Miss Jacobsen and her lover, Chepstowe.

    Australian Writers Desmond Byrne
  • A few nights later Jacobsen was working it and asked me to put a question.

    When the World Shook H. Rider Haggard
  • The table twisted about, voices were heard and Jacobsen's accordion wailed out tunes above our heads.

    When the World Shook H. Rider Haggard
British Dictionary definitions for Jacobsen


/Danish ˈjakɔbsən/
Arne (ˈarnə). 1902–71, Danish architect and designer. His buildings include the Town Hall at Rodovre (1955)
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