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chemmy

[shem-ee]
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noun Informal.
  1. chemin de fer.

Origin of chemmy

First recorded in 1920–25; by shortening and alteration
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British Dictionary definitions for chemmy

chemmy

noun
  1. cards short for chemin de fer
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