Definition of Pinchbecks

1. pinchbeck [n] - See also: pinchbeck



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pinchbecks

pinch cake
pinch effect
pinch graft
pinch hit
pinch hits
pinch hitter
pinch hitters
pinch of salt
pinch pennies
pinch point
pinch reflex diode
pinch runner
pinchable
pinchbeck
pinchbecks (current term)
pinchbug
pinchbugs
pinchcock
pinchcocks
pinche
pincheck
pinchecks
pinched
pinched look
pinchem
pincher
pinchers
pinches
pinches of salt

Literary usage of Pinchbecks

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1. The Story of Charing Cross and Its Immediate Neighbourhood by J. Holden Macmichael (1906)
"Even the lives of the pinchbecks in the " Dictionary of National Biography " have made Christopher the second son. But that this was not the case appears ..."

2. Potter's American Monthly (1880)
"The pinchbecks and Bowmans had long been in business, and when the executor asked the young Bowmans to sign a paper permitting the money to remain in the ..."

3. Records of My Life by John Taylor (1833)
"Coan lived at the house of one of the pinchbecks: of these there were three brothers, ... In my time one of the pinchbecks kept the toy and rarity shop in ..."

4. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1868)
"... as is plain from the rest of the document, that among the future pinchbecks would be found one " well able to teach Latin and Greek. ..."

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