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Jewry   /dʒˈuri/   Listen

Jews collectively.

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"Jewry" Quotes from Famous Books

... He groaned, "God have mercy upon me a sinner," between his hands. Then Baldinanza began to swear by all devils in Christendom and Jewry, not blasphemously, but in sheer desperate search for a little courage. Can Grande shook his head like a water-clogged hound, as if to get the ring of that hollow voice out of his ears. The first to rise was the eldest of the three. His eyes were very bright, ...
— Little Novels of Italy • Maurice Henry Hewlett

... the reach of medicine. He was almost speechless; but his friends long remembered with pleasure a few broken ejaculations which showed that he enjoyed peace of mind to the last. He was buried in the church of Saint Lawrence Jewry, near Guildhall. It was there that he had won his immense oratorical reputation. He had preached there during the thirty years which preceded his elevation to the throne of Canterbury. His eloquence had attracted to the heart of the City crowds of the learned and polite, from the ...
— The History of England from the Accession of James II. - Volume 4 (of 5) • Thomas Babington Macaulay

Words linked to "Jewry" :   Israelite, Judaism, Hebrew, social group, Hebraism, Jew, Jewish religion

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