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Definitions of jones

  1. United States golfer ( 1902- 1971)
  2. United States railroad engineer who died trying to stop his train from crashing into another train; a friend wrote ` The Ballad of Casey Jones' about the incident ( 1864- 1900)
  3. English phonetician ( 1881- 1967)
  4. one of the first great English architects and a theater designer ( 1573- 1652)
  5. American naval commander in the War of Independence ( 1747- 1792)
  6. United States labor leader ( born in Ireland) who helped to found the Industrial Workers of the World ( 1830- 1930)
  7. American naval commander in the American Revolution ( 1747- 1792)
  8. United States railroad engineer who died trying to stop his train from crashing into another train; a friend wrote a famous ballad describing the incident ( 1864- 1900)
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Usage examples for jones

  1. There were a few- like Mr. Bill Jones who at first refused to fall in with the plans of those who had at heart the welfare of the old town. – Janice Day by Helen Beecher Long
  2. And I knew Farmer Jones because of his Bull. – When Ghost Meets Ghost by William Frend De Morgan
  3. In this state of affairs Paul Jones proved a very useful man. – Paul Jones by Hutchins Hapgood
  4. Mr. Jones took a long breath. – The Lights and Shadows of Real Life by T.S. Arthur Edition: 10 Language: English
  5. If I had a father like Dan Jones I never could look anybody in the face. – The Lost Kitty by Harriette Newell Woods Baker (AKA Aunt Hattie)
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