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  • proper n. A diminutive of the female given name Jane.

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Examples

  • She is assigned the name Janey Busey from Rock City, Ill., and told to hone her accent and colloquialisms to mollify testy American callers, but it turns out that Anjali is too brash for such work.

    Rock City By Way Of Bangalore

  • She is assigned the name Janey Busey from Rock City, Ill. she's aghast to learn that Rock City is even smaller than the town she left behind, and told to hone her accent and colloquialisms to mollify testy American callers.

    Rock City By Way Of Bangalore

  • Janey is certainly adding plenty more information to help anyone who wants to pursue green parenting.

    Sunday Confessions

  • Janey is pissed since Billy is her man and she thought that Suzanne was dating someone else.

    Movie: Sorority House Massacre 2 « Michael in Nashville

  • The basement door creaks ominiously and then Janey is attacked.

    Movie: Sorority House Massacre 2 « Michael in Nashville

  • (Full disclosure: Janey is a member of the Shanker Institute’s board of directors.)

    Rhee's testing legacy: An open question

  • She grabbed her cell to call Janey, flipped it open, and found her friend already on the line, also screaming.

    Shore Thing

  • “Captain Clark called her Janey—could never quite manage her Indian name.”

    The Berrybender Narratives

  • It recalled Janey’s midnight fright when she had caught him rocking with incomprehensible mirth over May’s telegram announcing that the date of their marriage had been advanced.

    XXXII. Book II

  • It recalled Janey's midnight fright when she had caught him rocking with incomprehensible mirth over May's telegram announcing that the date of their marriage had been advanced.

    The Age of Innocence

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