2. Verb. (third-person singular of junk) ¹
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Definition of Junks
1. junk [v] - See also: junk
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Literary usage of Junks
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1. A Dictionary, Practical, Theoretical, and Historical, of Commerce and by John Ramsey McCulloch, Vethake, Henry (1852)
"Wherever the Chinese are settled in any numbers, junks of this description ... Several junks of this description from the latter country come annually to ..."
2. Wanderings in China by Constance Frederica Gordon Cumming (1900)
"Trade on the Bund—Rowing junks—Odd vessels—Religious services—A gay funeral ... It is so extraordinary to watch large junks coming down the river, ..."
3. Narrative of the Voyages and Services of the Nemesis, from 1840 to 1843: And by William Dallas Bernard, William Hutcheon Hall (1844)
"... escape — junks abandoned and set on fire — Nemesis proceeds up the river —Captures two more junks at a town—Killed and wounded on the 7th January—Number ..."
4. A Narrative of Four Voyages to the South Sea, North and South Pacific Ocean by Benjamin Morrell (1832)
"Tlio following may be looked upon as an approximation to the number of junks carrying en trade with the different places already enumerated, viz. pines, ..."
5. Narrative of a Voyage to Java, China, and the Great Loo-Choo Island: With by Basil Hall (1865)
"Captain Maxwell gives the Chinese a lesson—Lyra surrounded by junks •—Convoyed by War junks. — Captain Maxwell at Canton.—A Chinese Pickpocket. ..."
6. Life and Adventure in the South Pacific by Jones (1861)
"At noon the fog commenced rising, and as it continued slowly, exposed to our view a swarm of fishing junks. This did not create a very pleasant feeling in ..."
7. The Monthly Magazine by Richard Phillips, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress) (1807)
"On each bow of their junks there is always painted a ... The men ot war junks even, and mandarin»' boars, at this time were so frightened, ..."
8. Annual Register by Burke, Edmund, 1729-1797, Edmund Burke (1841)
"ACTION BETWEEN HMS VOLAGE AND HYACINTH AND A SQUADRON OF CHINESE junks. Copy of a Letter from Captain Smith, of her Majesty's Ship Volage, detailing the ..."