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jacky

[jak-ee] /ˈdʒæk i/
noun, (sometimes initial capital letter) British Slang.
1.
gin1 .
Origin of jacky
see jackey

Jacky

[jak-ee] /ˈdʒæk i/
noun, plural Jackies.
1.
(often lowercase) a sailor.
2.
a male given name, form of Jack.
3.
a female given name, form of Jacqueline.

jackey

or jacky

[jak-ee] /ˈdʒæk i/
noun, British Slang.
1.
gin1 .
Origin
1790-1800; probably jack quarter of a pint (perhaps development of jack3) + -ey2
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  • For all that the potatoes worried jacky more than George's burden him.

  • Yes, jacky was past her prime, whatever that prime may have been.

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  • So, instead of worrying, she made plans for jacky: "He must see a dentist," she told Maurice.

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  • jacky went through to the bedroom, and began to see to her hat.

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  • There was a lad called Brown, and master called him jacky, because his name was John—he!

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  • jacky followed this, and said that, for her part, she thought it a lovely tune.

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  • jacky had announced her discovery when he fetched her from the lawn.

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  • More words from jacky were necessary—words unequivocal, undenied.

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British Dictionary definitions for jacky

Jacky

/ˈdʒækɪ/
noun
1.
See (offensive) Jackie
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