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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jimmy  \Jim"my\,  n.;  pl  {Jimmies}.  [Cf.  {Jemmy}.] 
  A  short  crowbar  used  by  burglars  in  breaking  open  doors. 
  [Written  also  {jemmy}.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  jimmy 
  n  :  a  short  crowbar;  "in  England  the  call  a  jimmy  and  jemmy" 
  [syn:  {jemmy}] 
  v  :  to  move  or  force,  esp.  in  an  effort  to  get  something  open 
  "The  burglar  jimmied  the  lock",  "Raccoons  managed  to  pry 
  the  lid  off  the  garbage  pail"  [syn:  {pry},  {prise},  {prize}, 
  {lever}] 




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