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Noun: johnny  jó-nee
  1. [Brit] Contraceptive device consisting of a sheath of thin rubber or latex that is worn over the penis during intercourse
    - condom, rubber [N. Amer], safety, safe, prophylactic, protective, French letter [Brit]
  2. [N. Amer] A gown with a back opening closed with snaps or ties, worn by hospital patients
Noun: Johnny  jó-nee
  1. 'Johnny' was applied as a nickname for Confederate soldiers by the Federal soldiers in the American Civil War; 'greyback' derived from their grey Confederate uniforms
    - Rebel, Reb, Johnny Reb, greyback [Brit, Cdn], grayback [US]

Derived forms: Johnnies, johnnies

Type of: birth control device, Confederate soldier, contraceptive, contraceptive device, preventative, preventive, prophylactic device

Encyclopedia: Johnny, My Friend