Jane Doe

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Jane Doe

 (jān′ dō′) or Jane Roe (rō′)
n.
1. Used as a name in legal proceedings to designate an unknown woman or girl or to protect the identity of a known woman or girl.
2. An average or ordinary woman.

Jane′ Doe′

(ˈdʒeɪn ˈdoʊ)
n.
a fictitious name used in legal proceedings for a female whose name is unknown.
Compare John Doe.
[1935–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Jane Doe - an unknown or fictitious woman who is a party to legal proceedings
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
party - a person involved in legal proceedings; "the party of the first part"
References in classic literature ?
If Jane does not get well soon, we will call in Mr.
But Judge Marra said: "The factual details regarding with whom and where the Jane Does engaged in sexual activities are immaterial and impertinent to this central claim.