jemmy

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Noun[edit]

jemmy (plural jemmies)

  1. (archaic, UK, slang) A baked sheep's head.
  2. (Australia, slang) An immigrant.
  3. (obsolete, slang) A greatcoat.
    • Charles Dickens, The Pickwick Papers:
      your friend in the green jemmy
  4. Alternative spelling of jimmy (crowbar).

Verb[edit]

jemmy (third-person singular simple present jemmies, present participle jemmying, simple past and past participle jemmied)

  1. To shoehorn, to cram.
    two thousand people jemmied into a stadium built for fifteen hundred
  2. Alternative spelling of jimmy (open with a crowbar).

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Adjective[edit]

jemmy (not comparable)

  1. (archaic) Of spruce.

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