jawn

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jawn

slang A catchall term used to refer to any specific item or event. Though the thing referred to is not specified by the speaker, it is understood by the listener due to context. Almost exclusively heard in the Philadelphia area. Yo, hand me that jawn. You going to that jawn later?
References in classic literature ?
Jawn, did ye ever see a straighter-nosed gang of hellions in the days of your life?
Ye're in the presence of Jawn Malone and Daniel Tobin.
The poet can be heard reading from Oil and Candle in a 2016 episode of the podcast Poetry Jawns hosted by Emma Sanders, in which he also joyfully discusses his other projects, which often blend vim and mortality, including the forthcoming collection Jazzercise is a Language, due out in 2018 from The Operating System.
There's no better way to learn how to be a Philly jawn than just spend a lot of time in some Philly jawns," she said.
The conference reviewed operational preparedness, professional and administrative matters, standard of training of Jawns, security along the PakAfghan border and law and order situation in FATA.
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