Jack and Jill


Jack and Jill
two characters from a nursery rhyme

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Jack and Jill — may have one of the following meanings.* Jack and Jill (song), also nursery rhymePerformed works: * Jack Jill (TV series) *Jack and Jill (film) * Jack and Jill (Raydio song) Other written works: * Jack and Jill (magazine) * Jack and Jill (comic)… …   Wikipedia

  • Jack and Jill — [Jack and Jill] a traditional ↑nursery rhyme. The first verse is: Jack and Jill went up the hill To fetch a pail of water. Jack fell down and broke his crown And Jill came tumbling after …   Useful english dictionary

  • Jack and Jill — two children in a ↑nursery rhyme (=an old song or poem for young children.) The rhyme goes: Jack and Jill went up the hill/To fetch a pail of water;/Jack fell down and broke his crown,/And Jill came tumbling after …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Jack and Jill —    One of the many popular *nursery rhymes which have suffered the indignity of being subjected to implausible origin theories. The earliest known text dates from c.1765, starting life as Jack and Gill , two boys, and only one verse long until… …   A Dictionary of English folklore

  • Jack and Jill — a traditional nursery rhyme. The first verse is: Jack and Jill went up the hill To fetch a pail of water. Jack fell down and broke his crown And Jill came tumbling after. * * * …   Universalium

  • Jack and Jill —  Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différentes œuvres portant le même titre. Jack Jill : série télévisée américaine de 1999 Jack and Jill : film américain Catégorie : Homonymie de titre …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Jack and Jill — I Australian Slang 1. bill; 2. dill, fool; 3. hill; 4. cash register; till (rhyming slang) II Cockney Rhyming Slang 1. Bill (statement) I m going home can I have my Jack? 2. Pill (birth control) She s on the Jack 3. Hill The store is up the jack …   English dialects glossary

  • Jack and Jill — 1. bill; 2. dill, fool; 3. hill; 4. cash register; till (rhyming slang) …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • Jack-and-Jill — n British a pill, tablet of an illicit or prescribed drug. A rhyming slang phrase used by drug abusers since the 1960s …   Contemporary slang

  • jack and jill — Noun. A pill. Cockney rhyming slang. Mainly London use …   English slang and colloquialisms


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