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janny

noun plural -nies
  1. Scot informal a janitor
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  • What had Janny done to make the house such an object of attraction?

    Through Welsh Doorways</p>

    Jeannette Augustus Marks

  • Janny let out something—broke down, I fancy, although mother wouldn't give her away any further.

    Black Oxen</p>

    Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton

  • After this Janny broke a half-dozen eggs, separating the white from the yolk.

    Through Welsh Doorways</p>

    Jeannette Augustus Marks

  • Ariels selfishness smote him consciously; he thought with a pang of Janny, and he made resolutions.

    Through Welsh Doorways</p>

    Jeannette Augustus Marks

  • Janny winced; she had never lived with genius, and, somehow, she thought it would be different.

    Through Welsh Doorways</p>

    Jeannette Augustus Marks


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