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janny

/ˈdʒænɪ/
noun (pl) -nies
1.
(Scot, informal) a janitor
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  • Under his scrutiny janny sat serenely with a more than wonted air of self-possession.

    Through Welsh Doorways Jeannette Augustus Marks
  • What had janny done to make the house such an object of attraction?

    Through Welsh Doorways Jeannette Augustus Marks
  • janny sighed comfortably, her head still upon his shoulder, the weariness easing away from her heart.

    Through Welsh Doorways Jeannette Augustus Marks
  • janny let out something—broke down, I fancy, although mother wouldn't give her away any further.

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  • janny winced; she had never lived with genius, and, somehow, she thought it would be different.

    Through Welsh Doorways Jeannette Augustus Marks
  • janny nodded, took a small cake of paraffin, melted it, and with a bit of cloth sponged the cat as it lay upon the table.

    Through Welsh Doorways Jeannette Augustus Marks
  • After this janny broke a half-dozen eggs, separating the white from the yolk.

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  • Ariels selfishness smote him consciously; he thought with a pang of janny, and he made resolutions.

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  • janny dear, corrected Ariel, with a look straight into her eyes, ye mean the material did.

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