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[jee-nee] /ˈdʒi ni/
a female given name, form of Jean.
Also, Jeanie, Jeanne
[jeen; French zhahn] /dʒin; French ʒɑn/ (Show IPA)
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  • At length the day was fixed for Effie's trial, and on the preceding evening Jeannie was allowed to see her sister.

  • She half rose, but Jeannie pulled her back into the window-seat again.

    Daisy's Aunt E. F. (Edward Frederic) Benson
  • "Like a respectable old grimalkin at the mercy of a crowd of boys and a tin kettle," added Jeannie, laughing.

  • I am not what you would call a worldly woman, Jeannie, but I think she is wise.

    Daisy's Aunt E. F. (Edward Frederic) Benson
  • A fair offer, Jeannie, is nae cause o' feud—ae man may bring a horse to the water, but twenty wunna gar him drink.

    The Proverbs of Scotland Alexander Hislop

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