jingling Johnny

/dʒɪŋglɪŋ ˈdʒɒni/ (say jinggling 'jonee)

noun (plural jingling Johnnies)
1. a person who shears sheep by hand.
2. (plural) hand shears.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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