jessamy

noun
jes·​sa·​my | \ ˈjesəmē, -mi \
plural -es

Definition of jessamy

1 dialectal, England : jasmine
2 [so called from the use of perfume] : dandy, fop

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modification of jessamine

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“Jessamy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jessamy. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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