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sheeney

[shee-nee] /ˈʃi ni/
noun, plural sheeneys. Slang: Disparaging and Offensive.
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n.

"a Jew," 1816, of unknown origin; perhaps related to Russian zhid, Polish żyd, Czech zid "a Jew." Now a vulgar term of abuse, but used before c.1870 by Jews and Gentiles without intent of insult.

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