Definition of Donkeys

1. Noun. (plural of donkey) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Donkeys

1. donkey [n] - See also: donkey

Lexicographical Neighbors of Donkeys

donkey punching
donkey vote
donkey voter
donkey voters
donkey votes
donkey work
donkeycock
donkeycocks
donkeyman
donkeypunch
donkeypunched
donkeypunches
donkeypunching
donkeys (current term)
donkeywork
donkeyworks
donking
donks
donna
donna angelica
donnard
donnart
donnas
donnat
donnats
donned
donnee
donnees

Literary usage of Donkeys

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

1. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1874)
"donkeys who attempt to give dinners à la Kusse, although their oook has barely brains enough ... donkeys, who in travelling, still stick to the stupid old ..."

2. The Gentleman's Magazine (1882)
"A merciful man will be merciful to his beast, and a cruel one will be brutal. Most of the Egyptian donkeys are in charge of boys—a race not always tender to ..."

3. Across Africa by Verney Lovett Cameron, Daniel Oliver (1877)
"Organizing the Fresh Arrivals.—The Strength of the Expedition.—Women and Slaves.—Losses by Death and Desertion.—Armament.—Our Dogs and donkeys.—Ready. ..."

4. The Innocents Abroad: Or the New Pilgrims' Progress by Mark Twain (2001)
"T HE donkeys were all good, all handsome, all strong and in good condition ... I do not know what recherche is, but that is what these donkeys were, anyhow. ..."

5. Africa from South to North Through Marotseland by Alfred St. Hill Gibbons (1904)
"CHAPTER XXIII Three weeks and two hundred miles as a donkey driver—Improvement of donkeys — A circuitous path — The LUNGA in darkness — Parent stream or ..."

6. The Writings of Mark Twain [pseud.] by Mark Twain, Charles Dudley Warner (1899)
"THE donkeys were all good, all handsome, all strong and in good condition, ... I do not know what recherche is, but that is what these donkeys were, anyhow. ..."

7. The English Illustrated Magazine (1900)
"DISTINGUISHED donkeys. Bv WA GEORGE. OLDEN days can claim at least two donkeys whose fame has lasted through the ages till to-day. ..."

8. The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal (1858)
"... leaving only the, cows, the babies, and the donkeys to Butter such restraint as their want of springiness may serve to render effectual. ..."

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