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jarvey

[ jahr-vee ]
/ ˈdʒɑr vi /
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noun, plural jar·veys.Irish English.
a hackney coachman.
a hackney coach.
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Origin of jarvey

1790–1800; special use of Jarvey, variant of Jarvis proper name

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jarvey

jarvie

/ (ˈdʒɑːvɪ) /

noun
British informal, obsolete a hackney coachman

Word Origin for jarvey

C19: from Jarvey, familiar form of personal name Jarvis
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