Definition of Pinks

1. Noun. The plural of pink. ¹



2. Noun. flowers in the family ''Caryophyllaceae'', sometimes called carnations. ¹

3. Noun. The traditional scarlet jacket(s) worn by fox-hunters in the United Kingdom. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pinks

1. pink [v] - See also: pink

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pinks

pinking-shear
pinking shears
pinkings
pinkish
pinkishly
pinkishness
pinkishnesses
pinkly
pinkness
pinknesses
pinko
pinkoes
pinkos
pinkroot
pinkroots
pinks (current term)
pinkskin
pinkskins
pinkster
pinkwash
pinkwashed
pinkwashes
pinkwashing
pinky
pinledge
pinless
pinlike
pinna
pinna nasi
pinnable

Literary usage of Pinks

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

1. Studies in Gardening by Arthur Clutton-Brock (1916)
"pinks pinks are common enough in our gardens, yet they are not grown so much or so well as they might be, and the florists are so taken up with carnations ..."

2. Studies in Gardening by Arthur Clutton-Brock (1916)
"pinks pinks are common enough in our gardens, yet they are not grown so much or so well as they might be, and the florists are so taken up with carnations ..."

3. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1917)
"In crosses of certain true breeding white segregates with purple- flowered races, purples are obtained in F1( while in F2, purples, pinks and whites occur ..."

4. The Painter and Varnisher's Guide: Or, A Treatise, Both in Theory and by Pierre Fran├žois Tingry (1804)
"The last-mentioned composition of Dutch pinks is inferior to the other two. It is much better suited to painting in distemper than to1 Oil painting. pink ..."

5. American Flower Garden Directory by Robert Buist (1832)
"Of these the pinks and Carnations should be repotted about the first of the ... pinks do not require the pots so large, but the same treatment in every ..."

6. The Harleian Miscellany: Or, A Collection of Scarce, Curious, and by William Oldys, John Malham (1809)
"... by their great Numbers of Busses, pinks, and Line-boats: And also a Discourse of the Sea-coast Towns of England ; and the most fit and commodious Places ..."

7. Transactions of the American Ceramic Society Containing the Papers and by American Ceramic Society, American Ceramic Society Meeting (1909)
"A complete study of the subject of chromium-tin pinks would involve a very la rye amount of experimental work, mid hence, owing to the limited amount of ..."

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