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Definition of jemmy

Jemmy
Jemmy Jem"my, a. [Cf. Gim, and Gimp, a.] Spruce. [Slang, Eng.] --Smart.
jemmy
Jimmy Jim"my, n.; pl. Jimmies. [Cf. Jemmy.] A short crowbar used by burglars in breaking open doors. [Written also jemmy.]

Meaning of jemmy from wikipedia

- prisebar, colloquially, in Britain and Australia sometimes called a jemmy (also called jemmy bar), gooseneck, or pig foot, is a tool consisting of a metal bar...
- Orundellico, known as "Jeremy Button" or "Jemmy Button" (c. 1815–1864), was a member of the Yaghan (or Yámana) people from islands around Tierra del Fuego...
- Jemmy usually refers to a Crowbar (tool) or jimmy, a metal bar with a curved end It is also a diminutive of Jimmy and often refers to people, including:...
- James (Jemmy) Wood (7 October 1756 – 20 April 1836) was the owner of the Gloucester Old Bank who became nationally known as "The Gloucester Miser". His...
- Kongo, as some of the rebels spoke Portuguese. The leader of the rebellion, Jemmy, was a literate slave. In some reports, however, he is referred to as "Cato"...
- shortly thereafter, and the similarity of Sandwich's conduct to that of Jemmy Twitcher, betrayer of Macheath in that play, permanently attached to him...
- Further Adventures of Jemmy Donkey. The story follows young Jemmy donkey in his life as a service animal. It is narrated by Jemmy himself, thus, is full...
- James "Jemmy" Hirst (1738–1829) was an English eccentric. Hirst was born to a farmer family of Rawcliffe, Yorkshire. Even at school he kept a pet jackdaw...
- known as "Wicked Jimmy", the "Bad Earl", the "Gloomy Earl" and "Jimmy" or "Jemmy Grasp-all, Earl of Toadstool". He died in 1802, having had no children by...
- archery contest that Tell's young son Jemmy wins with his first shot – a result of his "paternal heritage". It is Jemmy who notices the hurried approach of...