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 Jehu.Jekyll. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Jejune (2 syl.).
 
A jejune narrative. A dry, tedious one. (Latin, jeju’nus, dry, spiritless.)   1
       
“Till farce itself, most mournfully jejune,
Calls for the kind assistance of a tune.”
       
Sowper: Retirement, 711.
 


 Jehu.Jekyll. 

 
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