Definition of Jessie

1. Proper noun. A pet form of Jane and Jessica, also used as a formal female given name. ¹



2. Proper noun. (given name male from=Hebrew), an American variant of Jesse. ¹

3. Proper noun. (slang) (''with or without capital'') A cowardly person, especially a man; an effeminate man. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Jessie

1. an effeminate man [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jessie

jerseys
jerusalem
jervine
jervines
jervisite
jess
jessamies
jessamine
jessamines
jessamy
jessant
jesse
jessed
jessemin
jesses
jessie (current term)
jessies
jessing
jest at
jestbook
jestbooks
jested
jestee
jestees
jester
jesters
jestest
jesteth
jestful

Literary usage of Jessie

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1. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1903)
"Decree for defendant jessie Ada Van Tine. The facts are fully stated by the ... Mr. JS Voorhees for jessie A. Van Tine. Isaac Van Tine filed his bill for ..."

2. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1910)
"ROBERT TANNAHILL [1774-1816] 362 jessie, THE FLOWER o' DUNBLANE THE sun has gane ... the flower o' Dunblane How lost were my days till I met wi' my jessie, ..."

3. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1884)
"Take the step-ladder and back right in. Keep quiet now, and we '11 astonish them." Alice and jessie sat at their table altering strings of beads. ..."

4. The Works of Robert Burns by Robert Burns (1839)
"jessie.* Tune—" Bonnie Dundee." TRUE hearted was he, the sad swain o' the Yarrow, And fair are the maids on the banks o' the Ayr, But by the sweet side of ..."

5. The Poets and Poetry of Scotland: From the Earliest to the Present Time by James Grant Wilson (1876)
"Bot if loving Jamie's slain, Farewell pleasure, welcome pain ; A' the joy wi' him is gane; О' poor hapless jessie. Ere he eross'd the raging sea, ..."

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