jarvey

jarvey

[jahr-vee]
noun, plural jarveys. Irish English.
1.
a hackney coachman.
2.
a hackney coach.

Origin:
1790–1800; special use of Jarvey, variant of Jarvis proper name

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jarvey or jarvie (ˈdʒɑːvɪ)
 
n
informal, obsolete (Brit) a hackney coachman
 
[C19: from Jarvey, familiar form of personal name Jarvis]
 
jarvie or jarvie
 
n
 
[C19: from Jarvey, familiar form of personal name Jarvis]

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