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  1. A diminutive of the female given name Jasmine, Janet, or Janette.
    • 1995 Shena Mackay, The Orchard on Fire, Heinemann (1996), ISBN 0434000671, page 5:
      I know, from picking up the post from the hall in the mornings, that Jaz has a mother in Northumbria who thinks her daughter's name is Janette. That jaunty z is but a wedge of lemon stuck into a bottle of beer.