Definition of Sunks

1. sunk [n] - See also: sunk



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sunks

sunitinib
sunk
sunk cost
sunk costs
sunk fence
sunken
sunken-eyed
sunken arch
sunken garden
sunkenly
sunket
sunkets
sunkie
sunkies
sunkissed
sunks (current term)
sunlamp
sunlamps
sunland
sunlands
sunless
sunlessly
sunlessness
sunlight
sunlights
sunlike
sunlit
sunlounger
sunly
sunn

Literary usage of Sunks

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

1. Proverbs, Proverbial Expressions, and Popular Rhymes of Scotland by Andrew Cheviot (1896)
"THE ass that's no used to the sunks bites his crupper. '- sunks," a sort of saddle made of cloth, and stuffed with straw, on which two persons can sit at ..."

2. The Proverbs of Scotland by Alexander Hislop (1868)
"That will be when the deil's blind, and he's no bleer-ee'd yet. That winna be a mote in your marriage. The ass that's no used to the sunks bites his crupper ..."

3. A Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language ...: Supplement by John Jamieson (1825)
"The bags tied to the sunks or Sods on the back of an ass, ... sunks, s.pl. Define;—A sort of saddle made of cloth, and stuffed with straw, ..."

4. Report by Her Majesty's Commissioners Appointed to Inquire Into Schools in (1867)
"Cumberland Street and likewise the west side of Pitt Street, in ' which places there are, I am sorry to say, not only second sunks but ' third ..."

5. The English and Scottish Popular Ballads by Francis James Child, George Lyman Kittredge, Helen Child Sargent (1892)
"... a seat to sit down on, But only some sunks o green feall. 30 ' Now make us a supper, dear mither, The best o your ..."

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