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.
The plaintiffs, identified as Jane Doe 1 and Jane Doe 2, said they now live in Okinawa, Japan and Baltimore.
On Thursday, a grand jury in DuPage indicted a Jane Doe on a charge of failure to report the death or disappearance of a child, a Class 4 felony.
A la menor, identificada como Jane Doe 1, se le pidio que bailara con poca ropa y seductoramente para Joaquin Garcia.
When victim Jane Doe 1 woke up at the hotel room she found Johnson raping her.
A deftly crafted fantasy novel by Jeremy Lachlan for young readers ages 10-14, "Jane Doe and the Cradle of All Worlds" is a refreshingly original and consistently entertaining read from beginning to end.
Ringsmuth said that a co-worker of Jane Doe sent a written complaint to the U.S.
We learn that a secret wonder is intended for the child with the amber eyes, Jane Doe, the Cursed one.
The accuser, identified as Jane Doe, alleges that Weinstein assaulted her at his New York City apartment in 2002, just days after they'd met at an event involving her modeling agency.
This applicant moved in shortly thereafter, at which time James received a call from a woman named Laney Worden, who informed James that the woman who had moved in under the name Mary Smith was actually named Jane Doe.
A Texas woman, identified in court documents as Jane Doe, sued Facebook in Harris County District Court in Houston this week, claiming that she was lured into the sex trade at age 15 by a man who "friended" her and that Facebook did not do enough to verify the user's identity or warn her that sex traffickers were lurking on the platform.
News' report cited documents obtained by the outlet saying that Simmons is seeking $35,000 (Dh128,536) from the woman, who is identified only as Jane Doe, claiming that she filed the lawsuit for publicity.