Definition of Stinkpots

1. Noun. (plural of stinkpot) ¹



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Definition of Stinkpots

1. stinkpot [n] - See also: stinkpot

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stinkpots

stinking hellebore
stinking horehound
stinking iris
stinking mayweed
stinking nightshade
stinking on ice
stinking smut
stinking wattle
stinking weed
stinking yew
stinkingly
stinkings
stinkless
stinko
stinkpot
stinkpots (current term)
stinks
stinks on ice
stinkstone
stinkstones
stinkt
stinkweed
stinkweeds
stinkwood
stinkwoods
stinky
stinky squid
stint
stintance
stinted

Literary usage of Stinkpots

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1. Scenes and Characters of the Middle Ages by Edward Lewes Cutts (1872)
"Among the occasional warlike contrivances, stinkpots were employed to repel ... A representation of the use of stinkpots, and also of the mode of using the ..."

2. Naval Courts Martial by David Hannay (1914)
"cabin and quarter-deck, clearing the way by throwing stinkpots* and hand grenades in front of them. As told here the loss of the Diamond, ..."

3. The "ever-victorious Army,": A History of the Chinese Campaign Under Lt.-Col by Andrew Wilson (1868)
"Commander Jones and his party had to keep in the gateway till dark, whin they withdrew, having had a most unpleasant time of it, stinkpots and powder-bags, ..."

4. The "ever-victorious Army,": A History of the Chinese Campaign Under Lt.-Col by Andrew Wilson (1868)
"stinkpots and powder - bags, with lighted brooms attached, had been dropped over the wall, and had half suffocated them ; but this was not so bad as the ..."

5. The Taeping Rebellion in China: Its Origins, Progress, and Present Condition by William Henry Sykes (1863)
"stinkpots, grass brooms steeped in oil, and thrown over in a blaze, on top of which quantities of gunpowder would be thrown immediately afterwards; ..."

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