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Jellicoe

[jel-i-koh] /ˈdʒɛl ɪˌkoʊ/
noun
1.
John Rushworth
[ruhsh-wurth] /ˈrʌʃ wɜrθ/ (Show IPA),
1st Earl, 1859–1935, British admiral.
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  • There appear to be the makings of a financier about Comrade Jellicoe.

    Mike P. G. Wodehouse
  • Very probably, but for young West, Jellicoe would have gone under.

    Admiral Jellicoe Arthur Applin
  • "Greatly interested," replied Mr. Jellicoe, with more animation than I had thought possible in his wooden face.

    The Vanishing Man R. Austin Freeman
  • What Jellicoe must have suffered then no one will ever know.

    Admiral Jellicoe Arthur Applin
  • Fortunately for England and her Empire, Jellicoe came up again—but his silver medal did not.

    Admiral Jellicoe Arthur Applin
  • Little Miss Jellicoe grew impatient: “Oh, do try and get her out!”

    Admiral Jellicoe Arthur Applin
  • Nor did Admiral Jellicoe indulge in any false expectations concerning the future.

    The Victory At Sea William Sowden Sims
  • Jellicoe, with his superior speed, could have closed had he deemed it wise.

  • I once asked Admiral Jellicoe who was the real inventor of this annihilating missile.

    The Victory At Sea William Sowden Sims
  • Jellicoe was profuse in his thanks, and disappeared in a cloud of gratitude.

    Mike P. G. Wodehouse
British Dictionary definitions for Jellicoe

Jellicoe

/ˈdʒɛlɪˌkəʊ/
noun
1.
John Rushworth, 1st Earl Jellicoe. 1859–1935, British admiral, who commanded the Grand Fleet at the Battle of Jutland (1916), which incapacitated the German fleet for the rest of World War I
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