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john
  • n  a room or building equipped with one or more toilets
  • n  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)
  • n  (New Testament) disciple of Jesus; traditionally said to be the author of the 4th Gospel and three epistles and the book of Revelation
  • n  a prostitute's customer
  • n  the last of the four Gospels in the New Testament
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john's cabbage
  • n  showy perennial herb with white flowers; leaves sometimes used as edible greens in southeastern United States
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john anthony ciardi
  • n  United States poet and critic (1916-1986)
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john augustus roebling
  • n  United States engineer (born in Germany) who designed and began construction of the Brooklyn bridge (1806-1869)
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john bach mcmaster
  • n  United States historian who wrote a nine volume history of the people of the United States (1852-1932)
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john bardeen
  • n  United States physicist who won the Nobel prize for physics twice (1908-1991)
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john barleycorn
  • n  an alcoholic beverage that is distilled rather than fermented
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john barrymore
  • n  United States actor; son of Maurice Barrymore and Georgiana Barrymore (1882-1942)
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john bartlett
  • n  United States publisher and editor who compiled a book of familiar quotations (1820-1905)
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john birks gillespie
  • n  United States jazz trumpeter and exponent of bebop (1917-1993)
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john broadus watson
  • n  United States psychologist considered the founder of behavioristic psychology (1878-1958)
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john brown
  • n  abolitionist who was hanged after leading an unsuccessful raid at Harper's Ferry, Virginia (1800-1859)
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