Definition of Jirkinet

1. Noun. (context: w:Robert Burns Robert Burns) An outer jacket or jerkin worn by women. ¹



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Definition of Jirkinet

1. a woman's bodice [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jirkinet

jippa jappa
jippa jappas
jipped
jipping
jipyapa
jipyapas
jiqui
jirble
jirbled
jirbles
jirbling
jird
jirds
jirga
jirgas
jirkinet (current term)
jirkinets
jisms
jissom
jissoms
jist
jists
jitney
jitneys
jits
jitted
jitter
jitterbug
jitterbugged

Literary usage of Jirkinet

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1. A Complete Word and Phrase Concordance to the Poems and Songs of Robert by J. B. Reid (1889)
"jirkinet [dim. of jerkin, a kind of jacket or bodice worn by women]. My Lord thinks meikle mair upon't. ..."

2. The Complete Works of Robert Burns (self-interpreting) by Robert Burns (1886)
"... and jirkinet. Jimpy, neatly, so as to be slender. Sae jimpy lac'd her genty waist. ... jirkinet, an outer jacket or jerkin •worn by women. ..."

3. The Works of Robert Burns by Robert Burns (1877)
"... and jirkinet, My lord thinks meikle mair upon 't. My lord a-hunting he is gane, But hounds or hawks wi' him are nane ; By Colin's cottage lies his game, ..."

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