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 for jimmy
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Jimmy \Jim"my\, n.; pl. Jimmies. [Cf. Jemmy.]
     A short crowbar used by burglars in breaking open doors.
     [Written also jemmy.]
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  jimmy \jim"my\, n.; pl. jimmies. [Rhyming slang: Jimmy Grant,
     for immigrant. --RHUD]
     An immigrant. [Australian slang]
     [PJC]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  jimmy \jim"my\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. jimmied; p. pr. & vb. n.
     jimmying.]
     To pry open (a door, window, etc.) with a jimmy or similar
     device; often used with open; as, the burglar jimmied open
     the back door and stole the TV set.
     [PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  jimmy
      n 1: a short crowbar; "in Britain they call a jimmy and jemmy"
           [syn: jimmy, jemmy]
      v 1: to move or force, especially in an effort to get something
           open; "The burglar jimmied the lock": "Raccoons managed to
           pry the lid off the garbage pail" [syn: pry, prise,
           prize, lever, jimmy]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  26 Moby Thesaurus words for "jimmy":
     bar, beam, boom, cant hook, claw bar, crank, crow, crowbar,
     get a foothold, get leverage, handspike, iron crow, lever, limb,
     marlinespike, outrigger, peavey, pedal, pinch bar, prize, pry,
     ripping bar, spar, treadle, wedge, wrecking bar
  
  

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