Definition of Linnets

1. Noun. (plural of linnet) ¹



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Definition of Linnets

1. linnet [n] - See also: linnet

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Linnets

linkups
linkway
linkways
linkwork
linkworks
linky
linn
linnaea borealis
linnaean system of nomenclature
linnaeite
linnaeites
linne
linned
linnet
linnets (current term)
linney
linneys
linnies
linning
linnorm
linnorms
linns
linny
lino
linocut
linocuts
linoleate
linoleates
linoleic

Literary usage of Linnets

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1. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Samuel Johnson (1810)
"As bringing home the other day Two linnets I had ta'en, The pretty warblers seem'd to pray For liberty again. Unheedful of their plaintive notes I sprung ..."

2. Such Nonsense!: An Anthology by Carolyn Wells (1918)
"For linnets will follow, if linnets are minded, As blows the white ... And we blow the thistle-down hither and thither Forgetful of linnets and men and God. ..."

3. The Sunday Magazine by Thomas Guthrie, William Garden Blaikie, Benjamin Waugh (1875)
"... That's why he makes such soft discourse, To please his lady Linnet, Who sits in patience day and night, Till five young linnets see the light. ..."

4. The Home Book of Verse, American and English, 1580-1912 by Burton Egbert Stevenson (1912)
"William Makepeace Thackeray [1811-1863] POETS AND linnets AFTER ROBERT BROWNING WHERE'ER there's a thistle to feed a linnet And linnets are plenty, ..."

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