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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR JENNY

My cousin Jenny Fynnett is here, and desires to be my bedfellow to-night.

"It's my own hair, Jenny Walters," said Dab, almost savagely.

Claps on cover, runs and sits on sofa between Jenny and Bessie.

"Yes, but that isn't to say that he'll ever come back to her," said Jenny.

"Why lift her up and kiss her, and forgive her, of course," said Jenny.

But in a note of delicious insincerity she only said aloud, "Not all, Jenny; surely not all."

And with whom are you to stay when we reach the island, Jenny?

"Just for sake of a poor little word of confession to hold off like this," said Jenny.

"And these good people have no further use for us," said Jenny.

"It's astonishing what geese some people can be," said Jenny.

WORD ORIGIN

fem. personal name, originally diminutive of Jane or Janet; attested from c.1600 as female equivalent of jack (n.), and like it applied to animals (e.g. Jenny wren, 1640s) and machinery (spinning jenny, 1783).

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nounsmall domestic horselike mammal
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