Definitions for jennyˈdʒɛn i
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Ref: spinning jenny.
the female of certain animals, esp. a female donkey or a female bird.
Origin of jenny:
1590–1600; generic use of Jenny, proper name
Jenny, William Le Baron Jenny(noun)
United States architect who designed the first skyscraper in which a metal skeleton was used (1832-1907)
jennet, jenny, jenny ass(noun)
A device for spinning thread from fiber onto multiple spindles (also called spinning jenny).
A female creature of certain kinds, such as wren and donkey.
A Wren (member of the WRNS)
A diminutive of the female given names Jane and Jennifer, also used as a formal given name.
a familiar or pet form of the proper name Jane
a familiar name of the European wren
a machine for spinning a number of threads at once, -- used in factories