jemmy

noun
jem·​my | \ ˈje-mē How to pronounce jemmy (audio) \
plural jemmies

Definition of jemmy

British
: jimmy

First Known Use of jemmy

circa 1811, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for jemmy

from the name Jemmy

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“Jemmy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jemmy. Accessed 16 Apr. 2021.

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