Definitions starting with J

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[DJE idem "probably from Jah Jehova (cf. OED). A deity in the cults of 'Maroons' 1953"; evidently taken on by Rastafarians: cf. "Jah-love Protect Us", a Bob Marley song] n. God (Rasta talk): 1974 (King 26).

Tags: noun, Rastafarianism, religion

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Last update: 2011-05-30 03:37
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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