"jerry" Definition

Definitions for the word "jerry" from multiple English dictionaries.

1. n.
(pl. -ies) slang 1 german (esp. Soldier). 2 germans collectively. [probably an alteration of german]
Source: Oxford English Dictionary, 1884
2. n.
(pl. -ies) slang chamber-pot. [probably an abbreviation of *jeroboam]
Source: Oxford English Dictionary, 1884
3. slang
a chamber utensil; abbreviation of JEROBOAM.—_Swift._
Source: The Slang Dictionary, 1864
4. slang
a watch. “JERRY nicking” or “JERRY sneaking” is watch-stealing, which is a distinct form of street robbery, and requires both courage and dexterity; for it is done, as the thieves say, “right afore a bloke’s face.”
Source: The Slang Dictionary, 1864
5. slang
to jibe or chaff cruelly. Development of jeer.
Source: The Slang Dictionary, 1864

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