He borrowed them nowhere, but made them himself in a jocund humour of affectionate creation.
Her jocund laugh and merry voice, indeed, first attracted my attention.
He sat his horse somewhat jauntily, and there was a jocund expression in his features very pleasing to behold.
As for my children, they, jocund in youth, delight in present existence.
The bright sun drew them from their hives, and jocund in their little hearts, away they bounded on the balmy zephyr.
I could listen 'till "jocund day stood tip-toe on the mountain."
And then the whole crowd of jocund Pagan gods came forth to meet me, Lady Venus at their head, and all saluted me.
A smile made him jocund and hilarious, a frown abashed him almost to gloom.
Such is the jocund wake of Whitsuntide, When happy Superstition, gabbling eld!
"You remember that I told you Miss jocund was a lady herself," she said.
late 14c., from Latin iocundus (source of Spanish jocunde, Italian giocondo), variant (influenced by iocus "joke") of Latin iucundus "pleasant," originally "helpful," contraction of *iuvicundus, from iuvare "to please, benefit, help" (see adjutant).