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Jeroboam

Old Testament
1. the first king of the northern kingdom of Israel (?922--?901 bc)
2. king of the northern kingdom of Israel (?786--?746 bc)
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Jeroboam

forsook worship of God; made golden calves. [O.T.: I Kings 12:28–33]

Jeroboam

with God’s sanction, establishes hegemony over ten tribes of Israel. [O.T.: I Kings 11:31–35]
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Manchester Gin is now sold in Harvey Nichols, Marks & Spencer, Booths and local Spanish deli Lunya, to name a few - though the jeroboam of gin is only available in a few select locations and online.
Neil Cammies STRAIGHT OFF THE VINE Another smasher from the Languedoc requires a bit more investment but the DOMAINE DU SILENE COTEAUX DU LANGUEDOC 2004 (RRP pounds 19.95, Jeroboams) is definitely worth it.
A rush on jeroboams - which hold the equivalent of four standard bottles - has left the champagne house close to running out, a spokesman said.
Their drinks spree included two Jeroboams - each equivalent to four bottles - of Cristal champagne totalling pounds 9,600 plus a Methuselah - equivalent to eight bottles - of Cristal priced at pounds 30,000.
Affinity deals with BT Openworld, Churchill, MBNA, NTconnect, the RAC and Jeroboams, the official wine supplier to the party, were launched as the Party expanded its funding base.
2 jeroboams of Cristal champagne @ pounds 4,500 each
Then they went on to four pounds 750 jeroboams of Belvedere vodka and two pounds 4,500 jeroboams of Cristal champagne.
But Mirror Sport has dug up the astonishing footage, which includes Poulter telling of his plans to get "absolutely wasted on jeroboams of Champagne".