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jemmy

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈdʒem.i/ UK (US jimmy)
a short, strong metal bar with a curved end, often used to force things open, for example by thieves to force open windows or doors

jemmy

verb [T] uk   us   /ˈdʒem.i/ UK (US jimmy)
to force a window or lock open with a jemmy
Translations of “jemmy”
in Chinese (Traditional) (竊賊等用來撬開門窗的)撬棍…
in Chinese (Simplified) (窃贼等用来撬开门窗的)撬棍…
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