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This week's theme: eponyms.
jarvey (JAR-vee) noun
1. A hackney-coach driver.
2. A hackney coach.
[After Jarvey, a variant of the name Jarvis. Who Jarvey/Jarvis was is unknown.]
The word hackney is a toponym, after Hackney, a borough of London, UK, and that's where the term hack (as in a hack writer) comes from.
-Anu Garg (garg wordsmith.org)
"The empty vehicle was waiting without a fare or a jarvey." James Joyce; Ulysses; 1922.
The successful revolutionary is a statesman, the unsuccessful one a criminal. -Erich Fromm, psychoanalyst and author (1900-1980)