2. Noun. The jargon used by carnival workers. ¹
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Definition of Carny
1. a carnival [n -NIES] - See also: carnival
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Carny
Literary usage of Carny
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register (1878)
"Nothing but wrangling and fighting with Blee, carny and Reed in the afternoon (as they are the Dublin bullies).t He boys fell on them and gave them a good ..."
2. Epitaphs & Inscriptions from Burial Grounds & Old Buildings in the North by Andrew Jervise, James Anderson, William Alexander, John Grant Michie (1875)
"carny, in memory of his father, JAMES carny, late fanner in ... —These were the parents and brother of the late Provost carny of Macduff (up 89. ..."
3. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1869)
"... De Lima); from common salt and sulphate of copper, with production of chlorine also ; from common salt and pyrites, 1 y r";i-!ing (carny, ..."
4. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1807)
"It is to M. carny in particular ... u»e- ful alterations in the different operations, but to M. carny must be solely attributed the merit oí the discovery. ..."