Definition of Jennies

1. Noun. (plural of jenny) ¹



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Definition of Jennies

1. jenny [n] - See also: jenny

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jennies

jemmier
jemmies
jemmiest
jemminess
jemmy
jemmying
jenever
jenevers
jeniquen
jenite
jenkem
jennet
jenneting
jennetings
jennets
jennies (current term)
jennite
jenny
jenny-ass
jenny-asses
jenny ass
jenny wren
jensenite
jentacular
jenticulate
jentling
jentschite
jeofail
jeofails
jeon

Literary usage of Jennies

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1. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1843)
"At Mansoura were 120 jennies, 80 cards, and 200 looms, a foundry, turner's shop, forces, and iron-workers, and a spinning-machine shop; also at Damietta, ..."

2. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1843)
"At Malta, in Boulaq, were 28 spinning jennies, 24 carding machines, ... Near Malta are two establishments with 90 spinning jennies, and 60 carding machines. ..."

3. The Baroness de Bode, 1775-1803 by William Shakespear Childe-Pemberton (1900)
"... Arkwright's spinning-jennies —Lace-making and philanthropy—A school for improving female morals—Incorrigible licentiousness of Bergzabern—Bad servants. ..."

4. History of Manufactures in the United States by Victor Selden Clark (1916)
"At first jennies were operated only by hand. In 1790 the Beverly factory contained a two-cylinder machine, carding 150 pounds of cotton daily, ..."

5. The Treasury of Knowledge and Library Reference by Samuel Maunder (1853)
"SPINNING jennies. The Spinning Jenny, to which this country owes so much of its commercial greatness, was originally invented by Hargreaves in 1767, ..."

6. Journal of a Tour and Residence in Great Britain, During the Years 1810 and 1811 by Louis Simond (1815)
"... a good house, which we were told is the residence of Sir Richard Arkwright, whose name is associated with the ingenious invention of spinning-jennies. ..."

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