Definition of Minnock
1. minnick [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: minnick
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Minnock
Literary usage of Minnock
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Reports of Decisions of the Supreme Court of the State of Nevada by Nevada Supreme Court (1871)
"minnock. and because they are made under the sanction of an oath of office, ... JOHN minnock, APPELLANT. OBJECTION AS TO RIGHT TO EXECUTE DEED NOT OBJECTION ..."
2. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright (1901)
"minnock, or MINNICK, s. A word which occurs in the first quartos of the Midsummer Night's ... Anon his Thisbe must be answered, Aud forth my minnock comes. ..."
3. The Vocabulary of East Anglia: An Attempt to Record the Vulgar Tongue of the by Robert Forby (1830)
"minnock, s. one who affects much delicacy. The actual existence of this word, ... And forth my minnock comes/' meaning Bottom with the ass's head. ..."
4. A Glossary of Obscure Words and Phrases in the Writings of Shakspeare and by Charles Mackay (1887)
"The word minnock" says Nares, "occurs in the first quartos, but in the folios mimic ... Dr. Johnson was inclined to suppose minnock to be the right word, ..."