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EVERY DAY WORD OF THE DAY: Jannock


jannock

[jan-uh k]

adjective

1.

British, Australian Informal. honest; fair; straightforward.

ORIGIN: Jannock “honest, straightforward” is a British and Australian word of recent origin and uncertain etymology, first recorded only in the 19th century.

QUOTE: ... this beautiful damsel that lived in the kingdom of the great Mogul, had many suitors--sweethearts as we call them in Lancashire--but none of them was jannock but one ...

≈Samuel William Ryley, The Itinerant; or, Memoirs of an Actor, Volume VI, 1817≈

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