/dʒɛb/ (say jeb)

Sir Richard Claverhouse, 1841–1905, Scottish classical scholar.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Jebb — biographical name Sir Richard Claverhouse 1841 1905 Scottish scholar …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Jebb — /jeb/, n. Sir Richard Claverhouse /klav euhr hows /, 1841 1905, Scottish scholar of classical Greek. * * * …   Universalium

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  • Jebb, John — ▪ British religious and social reformer born Feb. 16, 1736, Ireland died March 2, 1786, London, Eng.       British political, religious, and social reformer who championed humanitarian and constitutional causes far in advance of his time.… …   Universalium

  • JEBB, PROFESSOR —    eminent Greek scholar, born in Dundee; elected in 1889 Regius Professor of Greek in Cambridge; has represented Cambridge in Parliament since 1891; edited Sophocles, The Attic Orators, Introduction to Homer, &c.; B. 1841 …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Jebb, Sir Richard Claverhouse — (1841 1905)    B. at Dundee, and ed. at St. Columba s Coll., Dublin, Charterhouse, and Camb., at the last of which he lectured on the classics, and was in 1869 elected Public Orator. After being Prof. of Greek at Glasgow, he held from 1889 the… …   Short biographical dictionary of English literature

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