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- An English patronymic surname.
- Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826); the third President of the United States, principal author of the US Declaration of Independence (1776), and one of the most influential founders of the United States.
Jefferson (plural Jeffersons)
- (slang, US) A two-dollar bill.
1996, J. Madison Davis, And the Angels Sing, page 210:
- "Gambling's not my form of masochism," said Carl. "Huh?" "So how much?" "The wad's mostly ones. Some Jeffersons. Two or three Abes."