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jemmyjem‧my /ˈdʒemi/ noun (plural jemmies) British English, jimmy (plural jimmies) American English [countable]  TZa short strong metal bar used especially by thieves to break open locked doors, windows etcjemmy verb [transitive]
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jemmyA jemmy is a housebreaker's weapon, not a murderer's.A jemmy might suggest the murderer had gone to burgle the premises.A jemmy would simply destroy the frame.
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