Definition of Jobation

1. n. A scolding; a hand, tedious reproof.



Definition of Jobation

1. Noun. An extensive rebuke or telling-off; a long criticism or admonitory lecture. ¹

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Definition of Jobation

1. a tedious scolding [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jobation

job control
job creator
job description
job descriptions
job interview
job lot
job of work
job op
job queue
job queues
job satisfaction
job scheduler
job schedulers
job shop
job title
jobation (current term)
jobations
jobbe
jobbed
jobber
jobberies
jobbernowl
jobbernowls
jobbers
jobbery
jobbies
jobbing
jobbing house
jobbing houses

Literary usage of Jobation

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1. The Gentleman's Magazine (1822)
"1 CANNOT conceive on what reasonable grounds, quorsum et guare, your Correspondent who signs himself " A MAGISTRATE," doles out a pedantic lengthy jobation ..."

2. A Survey of English Literature 1780-1880 by Oliver Elton (1920)
"There is something childlike, or womanish, in his slang, when he talks of ' tease ' and ' fidget' and ' jobation ' (' I had a most horrible ..."

3. A Dictionary of English Etymology by Hensleigh Wedgwood, John Christopher Atkinson (1872)
"B. jobation is still in use for a taking to task, such as Job received at the hand of his friends. Jockey. From Jack (or, with the Northern pronunciation, ..."

4. A Collection of College Words and Customs by Benjamin Homer Hall (1856)
"jobation. At the University of Cambridge, Eng., a sharp reprimand from the Dean for ... Thus dismissed the august presence, he recounts this jobation to his ..."

5. A Collection of College Words and Customs by Benjamin Homer Hall (1859)
"Thus dismissed the august presence, he recounts this jobation to his friends, and enters into a discourse on masters, deans, tutors, and proctors. ..."

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