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jone

verb

To play a game of verbal abuse, esp against the opponent's mother and family; jive, play the dozens: All kinds of kids jone, says 11-year-old Hamani/ readers howling in outrage that we had dared to suggest that the verb ''joan'' (meaning to insult) was possibly derived from Joan Rivers

[1930s+ Black; origin unknown]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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  • I took this for a sign that the curfew bell was going to ring, and so I woke up jone and we went to bed.

    Pomona's Travels Frank R. Stockton
  • jone he jus' held back, ready to jine the other eleven as soon as they'd agree.

    Rudder Grange Frank R. Stockton
  • "I want to go to Virginia Water," said jone, as quick as lightning.

    Pomona's Travels Frank R. Stockton
  • Ninivie, O that was the story of jone and the wall, was it not George?

  • And we started off, walking down the hill, jone holding on to my tricycle.

    Pomona's Travels Frank R. Stockton
  • No, it'll never do to gi'e thee pennies in that reckless fashion, jone!'

    Lancashire Humour Thomas Newbigging
  • Then I knew what it was that I thought was an earthquake—it was jone giving an order to the waiter.

    Pomona's Travels Frank R. Stockton
  • There was something the matter, jone and I both agreed on that, but we didn't know what it was.

    Pomona's Travels Frank R. Stockton
  • jone, make a good fier in his chambre, and let him lacke nothing.

  • I sent Hannah with him, and then jone and I went back to the summer-house.

    Pomona's Travels Frank R. Stockton

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