Definition of Picaninnies

1. Noun. (plural of picaninny) ¹



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Definition of Picaninnies

1. picaninny [n] - See also: picaninny

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Picaninnies

pica
pica-pica
pica em
picacho
picachos
picadillo
picadillos
picador
picadores
picadors
pical
picalilli
picalillis
picamar
picamars
picaninnies (current term)
picaninny
picante
picapare
picara
picaras
picardy third
picaresque
picaresquely
picaresqueness
picaresques
picariae
picarian
picarians
picaridin

Literary usage of Picaninnies

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Notes of a Half-pay in Search of Health: Or, Russia, Circassia, and the by William Jesse (1841)
"... The Foundling Hospital—A regiment of picaninnies—The boys at dinner—The governor's surprise—The rural wet nurses—A new arrival—The ledgers—A permanent ..."

2. My Australian Girlhood: Sketches and Impressions of Bush Life by Campbell Praed, Rosa Caroline Praed (1902)
"The gins and the picaninnies were always in the lagoon, which facilitated our intercourse. They used to dive under the blue water-lilies and pluck up the ..."

3. Great Zimbabwe, Mashonaland, Rhodesia: An Account of Two Years' Examination by Richard Nicklin Hall (1905)
"The picaninnies, armed with bows and arrows, indulge in target practice, and make it ruinous to stick up lunch biscuits at forty paces. ..."

4. Publications by Mississippi Historical Society (1916)
"... failed to impress the spinster lady, bent on teaching 'her flock of picaninnies. In sore trouble the planter betook himself to the bureau commissioner, ..."

5. Notes of a Half-pay in Search of Health: Or, Russia, Circassia, and the by William Jesse (1841)
"... The Foundling Hospital—A regiment of picaninnies—The boys at dinner—The governor's surprise—The rural wet nurses—A new arrival—The ledgers—A permanent ..."

6. My Australian Girlhood: Sketches and Impressions of Bush Life by Campbell Praed, Rosa Caroline Praed (1902)
"The gins and the picaninnies were always in the lagoon, which facilitated our intercourse. They used to dive under the blue water-lilies and pluck up the ..."

7. Great Zimbabwe, Mashonaland, Rhodesia: An Account of Two Years' Examination by Richard Nicklin Hall (1905)
"The picaninnies, armed with bows and arrows, indulge in target practice, and make it ruinous to stick up lunch biscuits at forty paces. ..."

8. Publications by Mississippi Historical Society (1916)
"... failed to impress the spinster lady, bent on teaching 'her flock of picaninnies. In sore trouble the planter betook himself to the bureau commissioner, ..."

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