jemmy

noun
jem·​my | \ ˈje-mē \
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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The first known use of jemmy was circa 1811

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