jarvey

noun
jar·​vey
variants: or less commonly jarvie \ ˈjärvē \
plural jarveys also jarvies

Definition of jarvey 

1 chiefly Irish : the driver of a hackney coach or of a jaunting car

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History and Etymology for jarvey

from Jarvey, nickname for Jarvis

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