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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Spinny \Spin"ny\, n.; pl. Spinnies. [OF. espinaye,espinoye, espinei, espanoi, F. ['e]pinaie, from L. spinetum a thicket of thorns, fr. spina a thorn. See Spine.] A small thicket or grove with undergrowth; a clump of trees. [Written also spinney, and spinny.] [1913 Webster] The downs rise steep, crowned with black fir spinnies. --C. Kingsley. [1913 Webster]