Jerry


Jerry
/jer"ee/, n., pl. Jerries. Chiefly Brit. Informal.
1. a German.
2. Germans collectively.
[1910-15; GER(MAN) + -Y1]
/jer"ee/, n.
1. a male given name, form of Gerald, Gerard, Jeremiah, and Jerome.
2. a female given name, form of Geraldine.

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(as used in expressions)
Falwell Jerry L.
Herman Jerry
Leiber Jerry
Lewis Jerry
Lewis Jerry Lee
Payton Walter Jerry
Rawlings Jerry John
Rice Jerry Lee
Seinfeld Jerry
West Jerry

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