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Jitney   Listen
noun
jitney  n.  
1.
A small bus or similar vehicle carrying passengers on a fixed route, used for public transport. Note: Probably so called because they once charged a nickel for the ride.
2.
A five-cent piece; a nickel. (slang, archaic)






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Jitney" Quotes from Famous Books



... "You mean the jail jitney. Do you know, they never yet put me in one. Always conveyed me other ways. Weren't so bad to me either. I guess maybe your heart is in the right place or you wouldn't have let me rest and given me the drink, even if ...
— Penny of Top Hill Trail • Belle Kanaris Maniates



Words linked to "Jitney" :   rider, motorcoach, trackless trolley, passenger, coach, bus, public transport, school bus, passenger vehicle, window, minibus, motorbus, roof, omnibus, trolleybus, charabanc, fleet, double-decker, autobus, trolley coach



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