Jeeves


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Jeeves

manservant who frequently rescues his master. [Br. Lit.: novels of P. G. Wodehouse; Espy, 337]
See: Butler

Jeeves

stereotypical English valet of Wodehouse stories. [Brit. Lit.: NCE, 2997]
See: Servant
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MANAMA: Jeeves of Belgravia, a London-based garment care company offering dry cleaning and laundry services, has announced the opening of its operations in Doha, Qatar.
Golden Globe winner and seven-time Emmy nominee Hugh Laurie (also known for his role in "House") plays the hapless aristocrat Bertie Wooster, and BAFTA award nominee Stephen Fry (known for his role in "Gosford Park") plays Wooster's hyper-competent valet Jeeves in this DVD adaptation of the hilarious comedy-novels of P.
The book tells the full story of Percy Jeeves, a brilliant former Warwickshire all-rounder whose career was tragically cut short by the First World War.
MINDS, BRAINS, SOULS AND GODS: A Conversation on Faith, Psychology and Neuroscience by Malcolm Jeeves.
18 -- The cover of Sebastian Faulks's Jeeves and the Wedding Bells proclaims this return of the inimitable Jeeves-Wooster duo - a book commissioned by the Wodehouse estate - as "homage to PG Wodehouse".
The book, which came out in July, tells the powerful story of former Warwickshire player Percy Jeeves.
Percy Jeeves was an outstanding cricketer as the series of contemporary reports, reproduced here, prove, but his fame came later, following the creation of his literary namesake, PG Wodehouse's 'inimitable' Jeeves.
I am indebted to my brother who introduced me to Wodehouse when he brought along a Jeeves omnibus for us to read aloud as we drove from Victoria, BC to Toronto (the passenger did the reading--just to be clear).
IT'S time to toast the staff - everyone's favourite internet butler Jeeves is back, only a few years after being dumped by his owners at Ask.
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-17 February 2009-Swedish business software developer Jeeves Information Systems AB receives new order from ITAB Shop Concept AB(C)1994-2009 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-9 January 2009-Swedish business systems developer Jeeves Information Systems AB receives software order from BUFAB AB(C)1994-2009 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.
JEEVES, the world's most famous cyber-butler, has been axed - because his bosses decided he was "too British".