Jarvey
Jarvey Jar"vey, Jarvy Jar"vy, n. 1. The driver of a hackney coach. [Slang, Eng.] --Carlyle. [1913 Webster]

2. A hackney coach. [Slang, Eng.] [1913 Webster]

The litter at the bottom of the jarvy. --T. Hook. [1913 Webster]


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