Definition of Pinkey
1. a ship with a narrow overhanging stern [n -EYS]
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Literary usage of Pinkey
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1. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1907)
"pinkey Perkins: Just a Boy By Captain Harold Hammond, USA Illustrated by George Varian HOW pinkey ATTAINED THE UNEXPECTED As is the case with all boys of ..."
2. The History of England: From the Earliest Period to 1839 by Thomas Keightley (1843)
"Invasion of Scot land, and Battle of pinkey.—Lord Seymour.—Joan Bocher.— Risings of the Peasantry. — Fall of Somerset. — Bonner and Gardiner.—The Lady Mary. ..."
3. The History of England, from the Invasion of Julius Caesar to the Revolution by David Hume, Tobias George Smollett (1825)
"... Assassination of cardinal Beaton — Conduct of the war with Scotland — Battle of pinkey — A parliament — Farther progress of the Reformation —Affairs of ..."
4. The History of England, from the Invasion of Julius Cæsar to the Abdication by David Hume (1856)
"About fifteen .hundred were taken prisoners. This action was called the battle of pinkey, from a nobleman's seat of that name in the neighborhood. ..."
5. The Hereditary Sheriffs of Galloway: Their "forebears" and Friends, Their by Andrew Agnew (1893)
"... XXI pinkey CLEUGH AD 1544 to 1547 " Fight on, my men," Sir Andrew said, " A little I'm hurt, but not yett slaine, I'll bot lye down and bleed awhile, ..."
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