john

Definitions:

  • A toilet.
  • A man who is a prostitute's customer.
  • A common name for a man or boy, often used, like <internalXref urlencoded="Jack">Jack</internalXref>,- its synonym, to designate a man or a boy in general or indefinitely, especially an awkward fellow.
  • A proper name of a man.
  • a sort of apple ripe about St. John's Day. Same as <er>Apple-john</er>.
  • an ideal personification of the typical characteristics of an Englishman, or of the English people.
  • English character.
  • the name formerly given to the fictitious plaintiff in an action of ejectment.
  • An oval, compressed, European food fish (<spn>Zeus faber</spn>). Its color is yellow and olive, with golden, silvery, and blue reflections. It has a round dark spot on each side. Called also <altname>dory</altname>, <altname>doree</altname>, and <altname>St. Peter's fish</altname>.
  • None
  • A <xref>prostitute</xref>'s <xref>client</xref>.
  • A <xref>lavatory</xref>, <xref>toilet</xref>.
  • An <xref>outhouse</xref> <xref>privy</xref>. Also <xref>johnny house</xref>.
  • A name often used as a generic reference to a male of European, North-American, or Australian origin, while travelling in East Asia.
  • (New Testament) disciple of Jesus; traditionally said to be the author of the 4th Gospel and three epistles and the book of Revelation
  • a room or building equipped with one or more toilets
  • youngest son of Henry II; King of England from 1199 to 1216; succeeded to the throne on the death of his brother Richard I; lost his French possessions; in 1215 John was compelled by the barons to sign the Magna Carta (1167-1216)
  • the last of the four Gospels in the New Testament
  • a prostitute's customer
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