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Jones

(jōnz),
Ernest, British psychiatrist, 1879-1958. See: Ross-Jones test.

Jones

(jōnz),
Henry Bence. See: Bence Jones.

Jones

(jōnz),
T. Duckett, U.S. cardiologist, 1899-1954. See: Jones criteria.

jones

(jōnz) Slang
n.
1. Heroin.
2. An addiction or craving.
intr.v. jonesed, jonesing, joneses
To have an eager or intense desire: was jonesing for caffeine.
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There's the character-building work Jones has already done, of course, playing Sister Aloysius in John Patrick Shanley's ``Doubt'' from November 2005 to January 2006 at the Manhattan Theatre Club and, later, on Broadway.
As the stock market crash of late 1929 consumed the nation's attention, the efforts of Eugene Kinckle Jones and other trained black social workers intensified.
Herman Melville fictionalized Jones in Israel Potter.
Little did Pearson know that his unbendable foe, Captain John Paul Jones, had once entertained the idea of eschewing a mariner's life altogether, hoping to take a wife and settle down as a gentleman landowner in Virginia.
Literary critics of If He Hollers, most of them black and male, typically characterize Bob Jones as a socially conscious Bigger Thomas.
Scared, frustrated, and seriously hurt, both physically and emotionally, Jones vowed never to return to school.
The wolf is one of my favorite animals in the natural world," Jones says.
Jones Intercable and BCI expect to complete the agreement on Tuesday, Dec.
Jones, hired June 27 to manage plant safety, contends that the project cannot proceed on schedule or on budget without the risk of exposing workers and the public to potentially catastrophic releases of toxic agents.
THERE IS A CERTAIN reporter for a certain newspaper in the northern highlands o California who is not likely to forget Alice Goen Jones, or her chosen profession.