Definition of Mincings
1. mincing [n] - See also: mincing
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mincings
Literary usage of Mincings
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Handbook of Physiology by William Dobinson Halliburton (1913)
"The fluid obtained from the mincings is carefully filtered and added to the diluted blood previously obtained, and the whole is measured. ..."
2. The Edinburgh Review by Sydney Smith (1833)
"They are the productions of one who seems to be well-bred enough to have ventured to write naturally—to have eschewed the mincings and ..."
3. The Works of George Fox by George Fox (1831)
"And you may see how the Lord sent Isaiah to cry against their haughtiness, and stretched out necks, and wanton eyes, and tinkling, and mincings, and their ..."
4. The Works of George Fox by George Fox (1831)
"And you may see how the Lord sent Isaiah to cry against their haughtiness, and stretched out necks, and wanton eyes, and tinklings, and mincings, and their ..."
5. Annual Register (1800)
"... who had a direct influence on the man- and diminutions, had made it quite the Greek republics loudly declar. thus, who, by his mincings and ners and the ..."
6. All the Year Round by Charles Dickens (1882)
"After a voluptuous transport you shall have mincings and caprices ; you shall have your pizzicati !" Perhaps the reader thinks that the French critic has ..."