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Jennie

[jen-ee]
noun
a female given name, form of Jennifer.
Also, Jenny.
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jenny

1 [jen-ee]
noun, plural jennies.
2.
the female of certain animals, especially a female donkey or a female bird: a jenny wren.

Origin:
1590–1600; generic use of Jenny, proper name

jenny

2 [jen-ee]
noun, plural jennies. Nautical Slang.
Also, jennie.


Origin:
shortening and alteration of Genoa

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jenny (ˈdʒɛnɪ)
 
n , pl -nies
1.  a hand-operated machine for turning up the edge of a piece of sheet metal in preparation for making a joint
2.  the female of certain animals or birds, esp a donkey, ass, or wren
3.  short for spinning jenny
4.  billiards, snooker long jenny See short jenny an in-off
 
[C17: from the name Jenny, diminutive of Jane]

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jenny
fem. personal name, originally dim. of Jane or Janet; attested from 1600 as fem. equivalent of jack (n.); applied to animals (e.g. Jenny wren, 1648) and machinery (spinning jenny, 1783).
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