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Overview of noun jacobs

The noun jacobs has 3 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. Jacobs, W. W. Jacobs, William Wymark Jacobs

(English writer of macabre short stories (1863-1943))

2. Jacobs, Jane Jacobs

(United States writer and critic of urban planning (born in 1916))

3. Jacobs, Aletta Jacobs

(Dutch physician who opened the first birth control clinic in the world in Amsterdam (1854-1929))


Overview of noun jacob

The noun jacob has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. Jacob, Francois Jacob

(French biochemist who (with Jacques Monod) studied regulatory processes in cells (born in 1920))

2. Jacob

((Old Testament) son of Isaac; brother of Esau; father of the twelve patriarchs of Israel; Jacob wrestled with God and forced God to bless him, so God gave Jacob the new name of Israel (meaning `one who has been strong against God'))

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