Definition of Jitneys

1. Noun. (plural of jitney) ¹



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Definition of Jitneys

1. jitney [n] - See also: jitney

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jitneys

jirbles
jirbling
jird
jirds
jirga
jirgas
jirkinet
jirkinets
jisms
jissom
jissoms
jist
jists
jitney
jitneys (current term)
jits
jitted
jitter
jitterbug
jitterbugged
jitterbugger
jitterbuggers
jitterbugging
jitterbugs
jittered
jitterier
jitteriest
jitterily
jitteriness

Literary usage of Jitneys

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1. Bulletinby Public Ownership League of America by Public Ownership League of America (1922)
"jitneys. When the street car service stopped July 2d, several thousands citizens were licensed to operate jitneys at a fare of lOc. ..."

2. Legal Points for Automobile Owners by Leslie Childs (1917)
""jitneys" The Supreme Court of Tennessee has defined "jitney" to be, ... Operators of jitneys may also be required to give bonds for the safe conduct of the ..."

3. Ruling Case Law as Developed and Established by the Decisions and by William Mark McKinney, Burdett Alberto Rich (1917)
"... cold storage houses;16 on persons operating vehicles,10 including motorcycles,17 motor vehicles,18 operators of automobiles,19 jitneys,20 and including ..."

4. Motor Vehicle Transportation: The Development of the Automobile as a by Henry Clifford Spurr (1922)
"Automobiles — jitneys — Conditions of right to operate — Statutory requirements. 2. jitneys have no right to operate on the streets of a city where ..."

5. The Law of Modern Municipal Charters and the Organization of Cities on by William Kent Clute (1920)
"... jitneys on crowded streets is a business peculiarly dangerous to the public, and the duty of care on the part of operators is more important than the ..."

6. Year Book by Charleston (S.C.) (1916)
"which have no specified routes of travel, with or without rates fixed by ordinance, shall not be construed as jitneys within the meaning of this ordinance. ..."

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