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jackanapes

Archaic a monkey
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TIMING Last March my trusted point to point and hunter mole Glen assured the assembled jackanapes at the world famous Pot Still Cheltenham preview night defeat was out of the question for Rodger Sweeney's Salsify.
By the late sixteenth century, the term also referred to a "monstrous" variety of marigold, so named by "vulgar" women because it visually reminded them of jackanapes on horseback in bear gardens.
I'LL HAVE NO MORE INSOLENCE FROM YOU, YOU YOUNG JACKANAPES.
CONGRATULATIONS to the grinning jackanapes who burned the Fernando Torres shirt outside Melwood on Monday.
The was represented in the same excerpt from Nathaniel Hawthorne's journal as a common jackanapes, "entirely ignorant, even of his own language; scarcely able to read at all; destitute of manner,--in short, half an idiot, and without any pretension to be a gentleman.
Ethelburga parish, purchased of Matthew Piggott, and was leasing a messuage called the Jackanapes in St.
Soto y Gama actually called Lombardo Toledano a mequetrefe, which translates roughly to a coxcomb or a jackanapes.
The brutality of University of Florida campus police toward a harmless jackanapes shows us that coercive power must be tightly controlled.
For Dennis, Pope is a little chattering jackanapes, mouthing the words of others, and producing only 'awkward servile Imitations', the word 'servile', here, being a code-word for plagiarism.
A jackanapes insulted our Lili in the pub for all to hear.