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jimmies (n.)

bits of candy as ice cream topping, by 1963, American English, of uncertain origin. Earlier it meant "delirium tremens" (1900) from earlier jim-jam (1885).

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Definitions of jimmies

jimmies (n.)
bits of sweet chocolate used as a topping on e.g. ice cream;
Synonyms: sprinkles
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