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or jerid, jerreed, jerrid

[juh-reed] /dʒəˈrid/
a blunt wooden javelin used in games played on horseback in certain Muslim countries in the Middle East.
Origin of jereed
1655-65; < Arabic jarīd Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • Maraffi speaks every language, plays every game, and knows the use of every weapon, from a jereed to a Joe Manton.

    The Daltons, Volume I (of II) Charles James Lever
  • The Arabian horse will not plough well, nor can the plough-horse be rode to play the jereed.

    At Home And Abroad Margaret Fuller Ossoli

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