jenny

Definitions:

  • The female of certain animals, especially a donkey or a wren.
  • A spinning jenny.
  • A female bird; used especially as a prefix, as in <internalXref urlencoded="jenny-">jenny-</internalXref>heron, <em>jenny</em>-howlet, <em>jenny</em>-jay, <em>jenny</em>-wren, etc.
  • Specifically A wren: usually called <internalXref urlencoded="jenny-wren">jenny-wren</internalXref>.
  • A female ass: also called <internalXref urlencoded="jenny-ass">jenny-ass</internalXref>.
  • None
  • A locomotive-crane; a self-propelling crane used for carrying heavy weights.
  • Compasses with one end bent inward.
  • A stroke iu English billiards, originally a losing hazard made from balk into a middle pocket, the object-ball being near the pocket, but below it: now applied to any acute-angled pocketing placed from balk to a ball outside, and thence into any of the four pockets beyond balk.
  • A machine for spinning a number of threads at once, -- used in factories. Also called <altname>spinning jenny</altname>.
  • A familiar or pet form of the proper name Jane.
  • A familiar name of the European wren.
  • a female ass; also, a female of certain other animals.
  • A device for spinning thread from fiber onto multiple spindles (also called <xref>spinning jenny</xref>).
  • A <xref>female</xref> creature of certain kinds, such as <xref>wren</xref> and <xref>donkey</xref>.
  • United States architect who designed the first skyscraper in which a metal skeleton was used (1832-1907)
  • female donkey
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