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English definition of “jemmy”

jemmy

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

jemmy

verb [T] uk   /ˈdʒem.i/ UK (US jimmy) us  
to force a window or lock open with a jemmy
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