Definition of Chinkapins

1. Noun. (plural of chinkapin) ¹



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Definition of Chinkapins

1. chinkapin [n] - See also: chinkapin

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chinkapins

ching chong
chingadera
chingaderas
chinging
chings
chinguard
chinguards
chinic acid
chining
chiniofon
chink
chink-a-chink
chink up
chinkapin
chinkapin oak
chinkapins (current term)
chinkara
chinkaras
chinked
chinkerinchee
chinkerinchees
chinkie
chinkier
chinkies
chinkiest
chinking
chinkle
chinks
chinky
chinless

Literary usage of Chinkapins

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1. An American Glossary by Richard Hopwood Thornton (1912)
"(NED) 1705 Even these places are stored with Chesnuts, chinkapins, Acorns, &c. ... 1705 chinkapins have a Taste something like a Chesnut, and grow in a Husk ..."

2. Outing (1893)
"His skin is the color of old mahogany, his teeth sound as billiard balls, and his eyes look like "chinkapins floating in milk." That isn'ta very good simile ..."

3. Nut Culture in the United States: Embracing Native and Introduced Species by United States Division of Pomology, William P. Corsa (1896)
"I have noticed it carefully, and, as it is surrounded by both chinkapins and ... Addison D. Smith, Cassville: "There is a large quantity of chinkapins here. ..."

4. Memoirs of Robert E. Lee: His Military and Personal History, Embracing a by Armistead Lindsay Long, Marcus Joseph Wright (1886)
"A Northern writer describes the country as covered by "a dense undergrowth of low-limbed and scraggy pines, stiff and bristling chinkapins, scrub oaks, ..."

5. Modern Eloquence by Thomas Brackett Reed, Rossiter Johnson, Justin McCarthy, Albert Ellery Bergh (1900)
"I ask the audience to return with me now to that wild and weird wilderness of scrub oaks, chinkapins, and pines, where we left Grant and Lee, and in another ..."

6. The Photographic History of the Civil War in Ten Volumes by Francis Trevelyan Miller, Robert Sampson Lanier (1911)
"Low-limbed pines, scrub-oaks, hazels, and chinkapins interlaced their branches on the sides of rough country roads that lead through this labyrinth of ..."

7. Fisher's River (North Carolina) Scenes and Characters by Hardin E. Taliaferro (1859)
"Why, butter, flaxseed, chestnuts, chinkapins, Irish potatoes, and tobacco. These were the main staples. Sam Lundy always added a few items of his own to the ..."

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