jimmy

Part of speech: noun

A burglar's crowbar, sometimes made in sections for concealment in carrying; named from Jimmy, the diminutive of James.

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Usage examples "jimmy":

  1. Short of stature, firm of build, was old Jimmy. - "The Long Ago", Jacob William Wright.
  2. By jimmy, it's more'n that- it's serious! - "The Depot Master", Joseph C. Lincoln.
  3. Only- only you know the kind of a chap that everybody calls Uncle Jimmy? - "Shorty McCabe on the Job", Sewell Ford.