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johannes


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Johannes  \Jo*han"nes\  (j[-o]*h[a^]n"n[=e]z),  n.  [NL.,  fr  Gr  ?, 
  Heb.  Y[e^]h[=o]kh[=a]n[=a]n,  Y[=o]kh[=a]n[=a]n,  i.  e.,  one 
  whom  Jehovah  has  blessed;  hence  F.  Jean,  E.  John.]  (Numis.) 
  A  Portuguese  gold  coin  of  the  value  of  eight  dollars,  named 
  from  the  figure  of  King  John  which  it  bears;  --  often 
  contracted  into  joe;  as  a  joe,  or  a  half  joe. 




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