jape[ jeyp ]SEE DEFINITION OF jape
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR JAPE
And when I say this, I do jape with words, and may hap ye understond me not.
I'm goin' to jape a bit with our friend, a' la 'Molly' Fairburn.
It made a new game for him, you see, amusing and rather flattering as well, the kind of a jape he was all too apt at.
Mr. Mackie, passing with his orange partner, had repeated his jape about the Ruthless Boaz.
Then for a moment we fell to jape and jesting; foolishly, for the Gods are always listening, and the Desert-Gods have long ears.
Presently, when they heard him snoring, they began asking each other in whispers what jape they could play off on him.
I am very sure he is your enemy,” Brilliana answered, sharply, “for he makes you his daily jape.
And when this jape is told another day I shall be halden a daffe or a Cokenay.
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