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  1. Eye dialect spelling of Georgia, representing Southern US English.
    • 1867, The Atlantic Monthly, volume XX, October 1867, page 468:
      The janitor of the College to which I went directed me to a boarding-house, where I engaged a small, third-story room, which I afterwards shared with Mr. Chaucer of Jawjah, as he called the State which he had the honor to represent.