jenny wren

noun Brit. informal a wren.

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  • Jenny Wren — «Jenny Wren» Sencillo de Paul McCartney del álbum Chaos and Creation in the Backyard Formato 7 , CD, Maxi CD Grabación 2003 2005 Género(s) Folk Rock Durac …   Wikipedia Español

  • jenny-wren — jenny wrenˈ noun A wren • • • Main Entry: ↑Jenny …   Useful english dictionary

  • Jenny Wren — Infobox Single Name = Jenny Wren Artist = Paul McCartney from Album = Chaos and Creation in the Backyard Released = 21 November 2005 Format = 7 , CD, Maxi CD Recorded = 2003 2005 Genre = Folk rock Length = 3:47 (album version) 2:09 (radio edit)… …   Wikipedia

  • Jenny Wren —  Wren …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • jenny wren — noun any of several small active brown birds of the northern hemisphere with short upright tails; they feed on insects • Syn: ↑wren • Hypernyms: ↑passerine, ↑passeriform bird • Hyponyms: ↑winter wren, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Jenny Wren — noun the wren, Troglodytes troglodytes …   Wiktionary

  • jenny wren — /dʒɛni ˈrɛn/ (say jenee ren) noun a female fairy wren or a male in non breeding plumage …   Australian English dictionary

  • jenny — [jen′ē] n. pl. jennies [< JENNY] 1. SPINNING JENNY 2. a) the female of some birds [a jenny wren] b) a female donkey …   English World dictionary

  • Jenny — fem. personal name, originally dim. of JANE (Cf. Jane) or Janet; attested from c.1600 as female equivalent of JACK (Cf. jack) (n.), and like it applied to animals (e.g. Jenny wren, 1640s) and machinery (spinning jenny, 1783) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Jenny — n. (pl. ies) 1 hist. = spinning jenny. 2 a female donkey or ass. 3 a locomotive crane. Phrases and idioms: jenny wren a popular name for a female wren. Etymology: pet form of the name Janet …   Useful english dictionary

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