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John

, Saint Known as "the Evangelist" or "the Divine." fl. first century ad.
One of the 12 Apostles and the brother of James the Great. He is traditionally considered the author of the fourth Gospel, three epistles, and the book of Revelation.

John 1

 (jŏn) Known as John Lackland. 1167?-1216.
King of England (1199-1216). The youngest son of Henry II, he schemed against his father and his brother Richard I. During his reign, the English lost most of their possessions in France. The nobility rose against John and forced him to sign the Magna Carta (1215).

John 2

 (jŏn)
n.
See Table at Bible.

[Middle English, from Old French Jehan, from Late Latin Ioannes, Iohannes, from Greek Iōannēs, from Hebrew yôḥānān, Yahweh has been gracious : , Yahweh; see hwy in Semitic roots + ḥānan, he has been gracious; see ḥnn in Semitic roots.]

john

 (jŏn)
n. Slang
1. A toilet.
2. A prostitute's customer.

[From the name John.]
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john

(dʒɒn)
n
1. chiefly US and Canadian a slang word for lavatory1
2. slang chiefly US a prostitute's client
3. slang Austral short for John Hop
[C20: special use of the proper name]

John

(dʒɒn)
n
1. (Biography) New Testament
a. JohnMJewishRELIGION: apostleRELIGION: saintthe apostle John, the son of Zebedee, identified with the author of the fourth Gospel, three epistles, and the book of Revelation. Feast day: Dec 27 or Sept 26
b. the fourth Gospel
c. any of three epistles (in full The First, Second, and Third Epistles of John)
2. (Biography) See John the Baptist
3. (Biography) known as John Lackland. 1167–1216, king of England (1199–1216); son of Henry II. He succeeded to the throne on the death of his brother Richard I, having previously tried to usurp the throne. War with France led to the loss of most of his French possessions. After his refusal to recognize Stephen Langton as archbishop of Canterbury an interdict was imposed on England (1208–14). In 1215 he was compelled by the barons to grant the Magna Carta
4. (Biography) called the Fearless. 1371–1419, duke of Burgundy (1404–19). His attempt to control the mad king Charles VI and his murder of the king's brother led to civil war: assassinated
5. (Biography) Augustus (Edwin). 1878–1961, British painter, esp of portraits
6. (Biography) Barry born 1945, Welsh Rugby Union footballer: halfback for Wales (1966–72) and the British Lions (1968–71)
7. (Biography) Sir Elton (Hercules). original name Reginald Dwight. born 1947, British rock pianist, composer, and singer; his hits include "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road" (1973) and "Candle in the Wind 1997" (1997), a tribute to Diana, Princess of Wales
8. (Biography) Gwen, sister of Augustus John. 1876–1939, British painter, working in France: noted esp for her portraits of women
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john

(dʒɒn)

n.
1. Informal. a toilet or bathroom.
2. Slang. (sometimes cap.) a prostitute's customer.
[1910–15; generic use of the proper name]

John

(dʒɒn)

n.
1. the apostle John, believed to be the author of the fourth Gospel, three Epistles, and the book of Revelation.
2. the fourth Gospel.
3. any of the three Epistles of John; I, II, or III John.
5. (John Lackland) 1167?–1216, king of England 1199–1216: signer of the Magna Carta 1215 (son of Henry II).
6. Augustus Edwin, 1878–1961, British painter.

John

(dʒɒn)
John XXIII, (Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli) 1881–1963, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 1958–63.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.john - a room or building equipped with one or more toiletsjohn - a room or building equipped with one or more toilets
head - (nautical) a toilet on board a boat or ship
room - an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling; "the rooms were very small but they had a nice view"
commode, crapper, potty, pot, throne, toilet, stool, can - a plumbing fixture for defecation and urination
washroom - a lavatory (particularly a lavatory in a public place)
loo, W.C., water closet, closet - a toilet in Britain
2.john - youngest son of Henry IIJohn - 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)
Plantagenet, Plantagenet line - the family name of a line of English kings that reigned from 1154 to 1485
3.john - (New Testament) disciple of JesusJohn - (New Testament) disciple of Jesus; traditionally said to be the author of the 4th Gospel and three epistles and the book of Revelation
New Testament - the collection of books of the Gospels, Acts of the Apostles, the Pauline and other epistles, and Revelation; composed soon after Christ's death; the second half of the Christian Bible
4.john - a prostitute's customer
customer, client - someone who pays for goods or services
5.John - the last of the four Gospels in the New Testament
New Testament - the collection of books of the Gospels, Acts of the Apostles, the Pauline and other epistles, and Revelation; composed soon after Christ's death; the second half of the Christian Bible
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Translations
Jan
JensJohannes
Johano
Johannes
JohannesJuhanaJuhani
János
Jóh.JóhannJóhannesJóhannesarbréfJóhannesarguðspjall
ジョンヨハネヨハネによる福音書ヨハネの手紙名無しの権兵衛
요한
Ioannes
Jonas
Jānis
Johannes
JohanJohannesJonN.N.
João
IvanJanez
JohanJohannes

John

[dʒɒn]
A. NJuan
Pope John Paul IIel Papa Juan Pablo II
B. CPD John Bull N personificación del pueblo inglés
John Doe N (US) → fulano m
John Dory Ngallo m (pez)
John Hancock Nfirma f, rúbrica f
John Henry Nfirma f
John of the Cross N (also Saint John of the Cross) → San Juan de la Cruz
John Q Public N (US) → el hombre de la calle
John the Baptist N (also St John the Baptist) → San Juan Bautista
John the Evangelist N (also Saint John the Evangelist) → San Juan Evangelista

john

1 [dʒɒn] N (esp US) (= lavatory) the johnel váter, el retrete, el baño (LAm)

john

2 [dʒɒn] N (US) (= prostitute's customer) → putero m, cliente m de prostituta
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

john

[ˈdʒɒn] n (US) (= toilet) the john → les chiottes fpl
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

John

nJohannes m; John the BaptistJohannes der Täufer

john

n (esp US inf) (= toilet)Klo nt (inf); (= prostitute’s customer)Freier m (inf)

John

:
John Barleycorn
nder Gerstensaft
John Bull
nein typischer Engländer, John Bull m; (= the English)die Engländer pl
John Doe
n (US) (= average man)Otto Normalverbraucher m (inf); (Jur) Mann, dessen Name nicht bekannt ist
John Hancock, John Henry
n (inf: = signature) → Friedrich Wilhelm m (inf); to put one’s John on somethingseinen Friedrich Wilhelm auf etw setzen
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John

[dʒɒn] n (Bible) → Giovanni

john

[dʒɒn] n (esp Am) (fam) the johnil gabinetto
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in periodicals archive ?
See A Defence of the Doctrine Propounded by the Synode of Dort: Against Iohn Murton and his Associates, in a Treatise Intituled: A Description of What God, &c, With the Refutation of their Answer to a Writing Touching on Baptism (Amsterdam: 1624).
John Booss, iohn.booss@yale.edu Professor Emeritus, Departments of Neurology and Laboratory Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
Rude of langage, I was not borne in France,-- Haue me excused, my name is Iohn Lidgate; Of ther tong I haue no suffisance, Her curious miters in Englishe to translate.
(43) "Instructions to Sir Iohn French from Ford Kitchener," August 1914, in Military Operations, France and Belgium, 1914: Mons, the Retreat to the Seine, the Marne and the Aisne, August-October 1914, comp.
Private funeral at St Iohn's Church, Betws Ifan on Wednesday, February 7th at 1 o'clock.
Take this example, composed by Martin Parker and titled "An excellent Medley / Which you may admire at (without offence) / For every line speakes a contrary sence." One stanza reads: "When the fifth Henry sail'd to France, / Let me alone for a Country dance, / Nell doth bewaile her lucklesse chance, / fie on false-hearted men: / Dicke Tarleton was a merry wagge, / Harke how that prating Asse doth bragge, / Iohn Dory sold his ambling Nagge / for Kick: shawes." (2) This is nonsense!
(8) An Homilie Agaynst Disobedience and Wylful Rebellion (London: Richard Iugge and Iohn Cawood, n.d., ca.
(62) 'Iohn Lesle bishop of Rosse (who had some yeares before been some certeine time imprisoned in the Tower of London in England, and had trauelled to Rome about the affaires of the imprisoned queene of Scotland, where he labored to procure such aid for hir, as the princes which fauored hir faction would yeeld) [...]' (Holinshed, 5.689-90 [5-424]).
Email address for contact author: iohn.walden@noaa.gov