John Stiles

noun \-ˈstī(ə)lz\

Definition of John Stiles

  1. :  a party to legal proceedings whose true name is unknown; especially :  the third such party when three are unknown — compare john doe, richard miles, richard roe

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Origin and Etymology of john stiles

alteration of john-a-stiles

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a trip made at another's expense

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