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1 United States architect who designed the first skyscraper in which a metal skeleton was used (1832-1907) [syn: William Le Baron Jenny]
2 female donkey [syn: jennet, jenny ass]

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  1. A device for spinning thread from fiber onto multiple spindles (also called spinning jenny).


Extensive Definition

Jenny may refer to:

See also

jenny in German: Jenny (Begriffsklärung)
jenny in Dutch: Jenny
jenny in Norwegian: Jenny

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Partlet, Rocky Mountain canary, ass, biddy, bitch, bossy, brood mare, burro, cow, cuddy, dickey, doe, donkey, ewe, ewe lamb, filly, guinea hen, gyp, heifer, hen, hind, jack, jackass, jennet, jenny ass, lioness, mare, mule, nanny, nanny goat, neddy, peahen, roe, she-bear, she-goat, she-lion, silkworm, slut, sow, spider, spinner, spinning frame, spinning jenny, spinster, throstle, tigress, vixen
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