jinks

jinks

n. noisy and mischievous merrymaking.
Syn. -- high jinks, hijinks.
[WordNet 1.5]

Jin"nee

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Jin"ni

(jn"n), n.;
pl. Jinn (jn).
[Ar.] (Arabian & Mohammedan Myth.) A genius or demon; one of the fabled genii, good and evil spirits, supposed to be the children of fire, and to have the power of assuming various forms.
[Written also jin, djinn, djinnee, genie, etc.]

[1913 Webster]

Jinn is also used as sing., with pl. jinns ().
[1913 Webster]

 

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