Reference > Brewer’s Dictionary > Jet.

 Jesus Paper.Jet d’Eau (French). 
CONTENTS · BIBLIOGRAPHIC RECORD
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Jet.
 
So called from the River Gages, in Asia Minor, on the banks of which it was collected by the ancients. It was originally called gagates, corrupted into gagat, jet.   1
 


 Jesus Paper.Jet d’Eau (French). 

 
Loading

Shakespeare · Bible · Strunk · Anatomy · Nonfiction · Quotations · Reference · Fiction · Poetry
© 1993–2015 Bartleby.com · [Top 150] · Subjects · Titles · Authors · World Lit.