Definition of Dinkies
1. dinky [n] - See also: dinky
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Literary usage of Dinkies
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Catskill Water Supply of New York City: History, Location, Sub-surface by Lazarus White (1913)
"The dinkies are very handy and simplify construction very much by doing away with the ... It is expected that two storage battery dinkies will be ..."
2. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1918)
"... dump with 18-ton Davenport dinkies. However, we found this method too expensive. We have contracted the stripping of our coal. ..."
3. What's on the Worker's Mind: By One who Put on Overalls to Find Out, Whiting by Whiting Williams (1920)
"It was a pleasure to observe that the big steel-plant looked clean, with grass in evidence, safety appeals in all places, dinkies busy, and stacks smoking ..."
4. Key Issues for Transport Beyond 2000: Introductory Reports and Summary of by Ecmt (2002)
"... life: affluent "yuppies" and "dinkies", students, small households without young children, elderly people who want amenities "around the corner". ..."
5. A Daughter of the South: A War's End Romance by George Cary Eggleston (1905)
"He employed none but the smallest, most insignificant "dinkies" in the trade. His "luck" was so carefully cared for by his sagacity that he never lost even ..."
6. Yosemite Trails: Camp and Pack-train in the Yosemite Region of the Sierra Nevada by Joseph Smeaton Chase (1911)
"... his own dignity was compromised by such trifling, and I observed that he made a point of always referring to them slightingly as " them little dinkies. ..."