- Amelia Jenks [jengks] /dʒɛŋks/, 1818–94, U.S. social reformer and women's-rights leader.
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- a plant that flowers, esp in a specified waya night bloomer
- British informal a stupid mistake; blunder
C20: from blooming
- British a medium-sized loaf, baked on the sole of the oven, glazed and notched on top
C20: of uncertain origin
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Word Origin and History for amelia jenks bloomer
1730, agent noun from bloom (v.).
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