Definition of Tankies
1. tanky [n] - See also: tanky
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tankies
Literary usage of Tankies
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Notes on the Canadian Law of Landlord and Tenant: As Applied to Coporeal by Esten Kenneth Williams, John Medley de Courcy O'Grady, Rudolph Murray Fisher (1922)
"tankies (supra); but not an action for money had and received to recover the ... tankies (supra). It is a question for tne jury whether the overplus when ..."
2. Memoirs of a Life, Chiefly Passed in Pennsylvania, Within the Last Sixty by Alexander Graydon (1811)
"But that he should have been displeasing to the tankies, I am not at all surprised : he certainly waa at no pains to conceal the extreme contempt he felt ..."
3. History of Canada: From Its First Discovery, to the Year 1791 by William Smith (1815)
"The New-Yorkers look upon themselves as beings far superior to what they call the tankies, meaning the people at Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode-Island, ..."
4. M'Fingal: A Modern Epic Poem in Four Cantos by John Trumbull (1813)
"THE TOWN MEETING, AM Vv HEN tankies* skill'd in martial rule, Instructed them in warlike trade, Virst put the British troops to school; And new manoeuvres ..."