Definition of Pinies
1. piny [n] - See also: piny
Lexicographical Neighbors of Pinies
Literary usage of Pinies
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Atlantic Monthly by Making of America Project (1860)
"... fennel, tiger-lilies, sweet-brier, and Burgundy rosebushes, with red " pinies " and livid hydrangeas, or now and then a mat of stone- crop and ..."
2. Publications by English Dialect Society (1887)
"pinies [pei-niz] sb. pi. Peonies. Paonia. PINNER [pin-ur] sb. The little button or fastening of a cupboard door. Allied to pin and pen. PINNOCK [pin-uk] sb. ..."
3. St. Nicholas by Mary Mapes Dodge (1879)
"What's the matter with your pinies ? Looks as if the tub was sinking with 'em." "Sinking? You 'd sink if you had all those flowers to carry. ..."
4. Thirty Years' View; Or, A History of the Working of the American Government by Thomas Hart Benton (1854)
"... chiefly used tby some com- pinies, very beneficial in its place, but sunk from the national character which commanded for it th* votes of Congress and ..."
5. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"The "pinies" of the neighborhood of Mount Holly, NJ, are said to belong racially to the same stock as the colonial element of Philadelphia; and yet, ..."