Jesse

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Jesse Any representation or suggestion of the genealogy of Christ, in decorative art
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Elvis had a twin brother named Jesse Garon, who died at birth
    • n Jesse The name of the father of David and ancestor of Jesus, used in several phrases with reference to Isa. xi. 1: “And there shall come forth a rod out of the stem of Jesse, and a Branch shall grow out of his roots.”
    • n Jesse By extension and erroneously, any large and showy branched candlestick or chandelier intended for ecclesiastical use.
    • n Jesse A term occurring only in the following phrase:
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: In 1935, Jesse Owens set six track and field world records in less than one hour.
    • n Jesse jes′i a large branched candlestick used in churches, formerly hung up in churches.
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Quotations

  • Jesse Jackson
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    “Great things happen in small places. Jesus was born in Bethlehem. Jesse Jackson was born in Greenville.”

Idioms

Going Jesse - (USA) If something is a going Jesse, it's a viable, successful project or enterprise.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
LL. Jesse, the father of David, fr. Gr. , fr. Herb. Yishai,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
From its likeness to the genealogical tree of Christ's descent from Jesse (Is. xi. 1), the father of David, often in medieval churches carried out in stained glass (a jesse window), sculpture, mural decoration, &c.

Usage

In literature:

Master Jess and Mistress Lula was Christian peoples.
"Slave Narratives, Oklahoma" by Various
Ye micht rin to the corner, Leeby, an' see if he cries in at Jess McTaggart's in passin'.
"A Window in Thrums" by J. M. Barrie
But Ah jess had to git dat boy out de water.
"Jokes For All Occasions" by Anonymous
The interior contains a good Jesse window put in in 1841.
"Mayfair, Belgravia, and Bayswater" by Geraldine Edith Mitton
Jess now I ain't sure o' anythin', arter what's passed.
"The Lone Ranche" by Captain Mayne Reid
But that dirty little coward that shot Mr. Howard Has laid poor Jesse in his grave.
"Cowboy Songs" by Various
Jesse, tell de gentleman what you did at my wedding.
"Slave Narratives Vol. XIV. South Carolina, Part 2" by Works Projects Administration
Jesse H. Freeman, Brookline, Mass.
"The American Architect and Building News, Vol. 27, Jan-Mar, 1890" by Various
JESS, DEAR LAS, MY LAST THOATS ARE OF YOO.
"Shifting Winds" by R.M. Ballantyne
XXXIII CAPTAIN JESSE DUNCAN ELLIOTT.
"The Medallic History of the United States of America 1776-1876" by J. F. Loubat
Be careful where you drive, Jess.
"Peggy Stewart at School" by Gabrielle E. Jackson
Calling Jesse to him, he said that he wished to see his sons.
"Children of the Old Testament" by Anonymous
Another slave owner known for his cruelty was Colonel Calloway, who had a slave named Jesse who ran away and stayed 7 years.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States" by Work Projects Administration
I never felt so officious in my life as when I called a cab and ushered Jess and Anne into it after the train had pulled out.
"Virginia of Elk Creek Valley" by Mary Ellen Chase
Well, drive up the next horse now, Jess.
"The Young Alaskans in the Rockies" by Emerson Hough
We found Sam and Jesse sitting on a stone wall, waiting.
"Ben Comee" by M. J. (Michael Joseph) Canavan
Ain't scared of 'Lady Jess,' are you?
"Jessica, the Heiress" by Evelyn Raymond
But I rather incline to Bob and Jess.
"The Camerons of Highboro" by Beth B. Gilchrist
Jess obediently ran to him, and then danced back, encouragingly, to Finn.
"Finn The Wolfhound" by A. J. Dawson
Maybe they do, after what Jess said 'bout Lady run off.
"Wings of the Wind" by Credo Harris
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In poetry:

Root of our saviour,
The scion of Jesse,
Till when wilt thou linger,
Invisible, buried?
Bring forth a flower,
For winter is over!
"Invocation" by Shlomo ibn Gabirol
Jess and Jill are pretty girls,
Plump and well to do,
In a cloud of windy curls:
Yet I know who
Loves me more than curls or pearls.
"A Ring Posy" by Christina Georgina Rossetti
Doth juice medicinal proceed
From such a naughty foreign weed?
Then what's the power
Of Jesse's flower?
Thus think, and smoke tobacco.
"Smoking Spiritualized" by Anonymous British
Doth juice medicinal proceed
From such a naughty foreign weed?
Then what's the power
Of Jesse's flow'r?
Thus think, and smoke tobacco.
"Meditations on Smoking Tobacco; or, Smoking Spiritualized" by Ralph Erskine
An altar raise, like Jesse's son,
And lay a contrite heart thereon:
Thy pray'rs shall stop the angel's hand,
That's lifted to destroy the land.
"A Warning To The Welsh, To Repent, Wrote At The Time A Great Plague Rag'd In London" by Rees Prichard
Jess and Jill can trill and sing
With a flute-like voice,
Dance as light as bird on wing,
Laugh for careless joys:
Yet it's I who wear the ring.
"A Ring Posy" by Christina Georgina Rossetti

In news:

Jesse Jackson Jr submitted his resignation from the House of Representatives to Speaker John A Boehner's office on Wednesday.
Real Times Media Breaking News Story Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr resigns amidst health and legal problems.
Posted on April 10, 2012 at 10:44 pm by Jess Koehler in Boys' Lacrosse, General.
Jesse Jackson Says He Might Go to Taliban to Seek Turnaround.
According to the Sheriff's Office, the men arrested were Jesse James Clark, 38, of Kelso, Wash. And Johnny Lee Jordan, 39, of Longview.
Jesse Becker for wine column in go magazine.
US Rep Jesse Jackson Jr has been undergoing treatment for bipolar disorder since June.
In this Oct 16, 2011 file photo, Rep Jesse Jackson, Jr, D-Ill. Is seen during the dedication of the Martin Luther King Jr Memorial in Washington.
Beer dinner features Excelsior Brewing Co. By Jess Fleming jfleming@pioneerpress.com.
Jesse Ventura News Archive from Raw.
Jesse is a Fucking Eagle.
American prisoners set to leave Gambia after Jesse Jackson meets with president.
Peter and Connie Sorman, with son Jesse Sorman, are raising awareness and money for research into NF with a walk this Sunday.
He doesn't just play a good guy on the new 'Dallas,' says Jesse Metcalfe.
Actor Jesse Metcalfe has a lot in common with the character he plays on TNT's regeneration of "Dallas".
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In science:

The Plateau problem for area minimizing disks spanning a curve in R3 was solved by Jesse Douglas (who shared the first Fields medal with Lars V.
Geometric Analysis and General Relativity
Up to date, the only observational report on torsional Alfv´en waves is the recent work by Jess et al. (2009), in which observations in Hα of a bright point using the Solar Optical Universal Polarimeter (SOUP) of the SST were reported.
The role of torsional Alfven waves in coronal heating
We have an expansion of roughly 1000 km in the first 1000 km above the photosphere, thus matching the wavelength of the Alfv´en wave. A slightly higher expansion has been reported by Jess et al. (2009) by comparing Hα continuum with Hα core images in observations of a bright point with the SOUP instrument of SST.
The role of torsional Alfven waves in coronal heating
The related arguments are exported from SMW in Protege, where the strength of the argument is computed in Jess based on the conveyed critical questions, represented by SWRL rules (figure 2).
Using Semantic Wikis for Structured Argument in Medical Domain
Recent studies (Jess et al. 2008; Wang 2009) identified WL emission in relatively small flares, which support the view that WL emission could be a peculiar feature of flare and not only associated to the largest flares.
Sun-as-a-star Observation of White-Light Flares
In addition, the author would like to express his thanks for support from the Jesse Phillips foundation.
Towards a background independent approach to M theory
José Antonio Alonso, María Jesús Martínez-Lope, María Teresa Casais Instituto de Ciencia de Materiales de Madrid, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, Cantoblanco, E-28049 Madrid, Spain.
Phonon Activity and a Possible Lattice Arrangement in the Intermediate Phase of YVO3
The following terminology is due to Jesse Johnson.
Surfaces that become isotopic after Dehn filling
White-light (WL) emission had previously been thought to be a big flare phenome non, but has now been seen even in small C-class events (Hudson et al. 2006; Jess et al. 2008).
Splinter Session "Solar and Stellar Flares"
Jesse Leitner of the Goddard Space Flight Center provided helpful suggestions on an earlier version of this paper.
Station-Keeping Requirements for Constellations of Free-Flying Collectors Used for Astronomical Imaging in Space
JESSE PETERSON AND THOMAS SINCLAIR If we denote by fLΓ the von Neumann algebra genercoarse correspondences. ated by { ˜uγ } = {ωγ uγ } then the bimodule structure of fLΓ (∼= LΓ) on K is the same as the bimodule structure of LΓ on the correspondence coming from the representation γ 7→ Ad(ωγ ) ◦ ˜πγ on ˜H ⊗ L2M .
On cocycle superrigidity for Gaussian actions
Richardson, Jesse Stombaugh, Eric Westhof, Craig L.
Towards quantitative measures in applied ontology
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