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jewing

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[ˈdʒuːɪŋ], (Noun)

Definitions:
- The action of getting or trying to get the better of someone by charging too much or paying too little; cheating, swindling. Also occasionally: an instance of this. Compare "Jew".


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Origin:
mid 19th century; earliest use found in American Phrenological Journal. From Jew + -ing


[ˈdʒuːɪŋ], (Noun)

Definitions:
- As a mass noun. The wattles at the base of the beak in some varieties of domestic pigeon.


Phrases:

Origin:
mid 19th century; earliest use found in William Tegetmeier (1816–1912), naturalist and journalist. From Jew + -ing. So called on account of a fancied resemblance to a hooked nose (as stereotypically attributed to Jewish people)


[ˈdʒuːɪŋ], (Noun)

Definitions:
- Tailoring; sewing.


Phrases:

Origin:
early 20th century. From Jew + -ing




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