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Jenny (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Jenny

An instrument for lifting up the grate or top of a show-glass, in order to rob it. Cant.

Definition taken from The 1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue, originally by Francis Grose.

See also the definition in Nathan Bailey's 1736 dictionary of canting and thieving slang.

Jemmy * Jerrycummumble

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