from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A female ass (donkey).

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A female ass; a jenny.


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  • “Did I not tell thee I would not mount this great jenny-ass?”

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Speech in brief and sense in mass -- Slippery for the jenny-ass!

    Beyond Good and Evil

  • So he came up and mounting her, face to crupper, caught hold of her tail and cried out; whereupon she threw him on the ground and they laughed at him; but he rose and said, "Did I not tell thee I would not mount this great jenny-ass?"

    Arabian nights. English


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  • Have ever you harked to the jackass wild

    Which scientists call the onager?

    It sounds like the laugh of an backward child

    Or a hepcat on a harmonica.

    But do not sneer at the jackass wild

    There's method in his heehaw

    For with maidenly blush and accent mild

    The jenny-ass answers shee-haw.

    -- Ogden Nash

    January 11, 2011

  • If you can't believe it isn't listed, can you believe there's a perfect list for it?

    January 11, 2011

  • "'Would you gimme a fag, Faxy, if you please?' pleaded Devereux in a dying voice.

    'Ask your old jenny-asses for one!' hissed Faxy malevolently."

    - Frank O'Connor, 'The Miser'.

    September 6, 2008