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Meaning of JENNY

Pronunciation:  'jenee, 'jenee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  female donkey
  2. [n]  United States architect who designed the first skyscraper in which a metal skeleton was used (1832-1907)

JENNY is a 5 letter word that starts with J.


 Synonyms: jennet, jenny ass, William Le Baron Jenny
 See Also: architect, ass, designer



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Jen"ny\, n.; pl. {Jennies}.
    1. A familiar or pet form of the proper name Jane.
    2. (Zo["o]l.) A familiar name of the European wren.
    {Jenny ass} (Zo["o]l.), a female ass.
  2. \Jen"ny\, n. [A corruption of gin an engine; influenced by
    Jenny, the proper name. See {Gin} an engine, and cf.
    A machine for spinning a number of threads at once, -- used
    in factories.
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