Origin of jennet
Examples from the Web for jennet
"One 'ud think ye onderstud whot wos said to ye, Tib," pursued little Jennet.
Jennet seemed to enjoy her confusion, and laughed spitefully.
"Dunna drown her, Jem," said Jennet, who had turned very pale.
One matchless Spanish jennet I despatched to my promised bride; its caparisons flamed with jewels and cloth of gold.
He bent his head down close to the neck of his jennet and whispered a word into its ear.Robin Hood|Paul Creswick
British Dictionary definitions for jennet
genet or gennet
Word Origin for jennet
Word Origin and History for jennet
"small Spanish horse," mid-15c., from French genet, from Spanish jinete "a light horseman," perhaps from Arabic Zenata, name of a Barbary tribe [Klein]. Sense transferred in English and French from the rider to the horse.