Jet d'Eau

(French). A spout or jet of water thrown up into the air, generally from an artificial fountain. The great jet at Versailles rises to a height of 100 feet; that at Chatsworth, the highest in existence, to 267 feet.

(French, from the Latin jactus, thrown; jaciv, to throw.)

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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