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  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  John  \John\  (j[o^]n),  n.  [See  {Johannes}.] 
  A  proper  name  of  a  man. 
 
  {John-apple},  a  sort  of  apple  ripe  about  St  John's  Day  Same 
  as  {Apple-john}. 
 
  {John  Bull},  an  ideal  personification  of  the  typical 
  characteristics  of  an  Englishman,  or  of  the  English 
  people. 
 
  {John  Bullism},  English  character.  --W.  Irving. 
 
  {John  Doe}  (Law),  the  name  formerly  given  to  the  fictitious 
  plaintiff  in  an  action  of  ejectment.  --Mozley  &  W. 
 
  {John  Doree},  {John  Dory}.  [John  (or  F.  jaune  yellow)  + 
  Doree,  Dory.]  (Zo["o]l.)  An  oval,  compressed,  European 
  food  fish  ({Zeus  faber}).  Its  color  is  yellow  and  olive, 
  with  golden,  silvery,  and  blue  reflections.  It  has  a  round 
  dark  spot  on  each  side  Called  also  {dory},  {doree},  and 
  {St.  Peter's  fish}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Doree  \Do"ree\,  n.  [See  {Dory}.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  A  European  marine  fish  ({Zeus  faber}),  of  a  yellow  color.  See 
  Illust.  of  {John  Doree}. 
 
  Note:  The  popular  name  in  England  is  {John  Doree},  or  {Dory}, 
  well  known  to  be  a  corruption  of  F.  jaune-dor['e]e,  i. 
  e.,  golden-yellow.  See  1st  {Dory}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dory  \Do"ry\,  n.;  pl  {Dories}.  [Named  from  1st  color,  fr  F. 
  dor['e]e  gilded,  fr  dorer  to  gild,  L.  deaurare.  See 
  {Deaurate},  and  cf  {Aureole}.] 
  1.  (Zo["o]l.)  A  European  fish.  See  {Doree},  and  {John  Doree}. 
 
  2.  (Zo["o]l.)  The  American  wall-eyed  perch;  --  called  also 
  {dor['e]}.  See  {Pike  perch}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dory  \Do"ry\,  n.;  pl  {Dories}. 
  A  small  strong,  flat-bottomed  rowboat,  with  sharp  prow  and 
  flaring  sides. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  dory 
  n  1:  a  small  boat  of  shallow  draft  with  cross  thwarts  for  seats 
  and  rowlocks  for  oars  with  which  it  is  propelled  [syn:  {dinghy}, 
  {rowboat}] 
  2:  marine  fishes  widely  distributed  in  mid-waters  and  deep 
  slope  waters 




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