- Bible a king of Israel in the 9th cent. , described as a furious charioteer: 2 Kings 9
- Now Rare a driver of a cab or coach
- Now Rare a fast, reckless driver
See Jehu in American Heritage Dictionary 4
King of Israel who, according to the Bible, slew Ahab, Jezebel, and the prophets of Baal. He is proverbially known for his swift chariot driving.
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