Definition of Sheeneys
1. sheeney [n] - See also: sheeney
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sheeneys
Literary usage of Sheeneys
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Transactions of the Massachusetts Horticultural Society.: Horticultural Hall by Massachusetts Horticultural Society, W.D. Ticknor & Co, James Englebert Teschemacher (1899)
"The other plums sold themselves in fancy groceries and fruit stores at 81.25 per peck. There is nothing overdrawn in this comparison, except the sheeneys' ..."
2. Progress and Achievements of the Colored People: Containing the Story of the by Kelly Miller, Joseph R. Gay (1917)
"... he merits the epithet, but stands as a man among the other men and is entitled to and gains their respect. Jews, as a race, are no longer "sheeneys ..."
3. Journal by California Legislature (1887)
"And he says then: £'I am going to commence at the sheeneys on the desk, ... A. Yes; as he expressed it, "I am particularly down on the sheeneys at the desk, ..."