Definition of Prankings
1. pranking [n] - See also: pranking
Lexicographical Neighbors of Prankings
Literary usage of Prankings
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. On the We-a Trail: a story of the great wilderness by Caroline Brown, Decorative Designers, Macmillan Company, Norwood Press (1903)
"He had not a drop of that Gallic blood which flitted like mercury through the veins of the villager, and led him into prankings with the abandon of ..."
2. A Dictionary of the Bible: Dealing with Its Language, Literature, and by Samuel Rolles Driver, James Hastings, John Alexander Selbie (1908)
"The latest use of a. as a subst. is in H. More's Seven Ch. (1669) : ' Her prankings and ..."
3. The Joys of Being a Woman: And Other Papers by Winifred Margaretta Kirkland (1918)
"How far have these successive wrappings around and prankings out of diverse colors and tissues that are to my fellow passengers labels of my lone pilgrim ..."
4. The Lost Beauties of the English Language: An Appeal to Authors, Poets by Charles Mackay (1874)
"God bless thy snowy pow. Burns. Frank, to dress in the fashion, to adorn. Some prank their ruffs, and other trimly dight, Their gay attire. prankings and ..."