Definition of Minkes
1. Noun. (plural of minke) ¹
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Definition of Minkes
1. minke [n] - See also: minke
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Literary usage of Minkes
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Hakluytus posthumus: Contayning a History of the World in Sea Voyages and by Samuel Purchas (1906)
"... and minkes we know they have, because we have seene many of their skins, though very seldome any of them alive. But one thing is strange, that wee could ..."
2. Works, 1608-1631 by John Smith, Edward Arber (1895)
"... because we haue scene many of their skinnes, minkes. though very seldome any of them aliue. But one thing is strange, that we could never perceiue their ..."
3. The Works of Francis Bacon by John Thomas Scharf, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Francis Bacon, James Spedding, Robert Leslie Ellis, Douglas Denon Heath, William Rawley (1879)
"... otters, beares, martins and minkes we found, und in divers places that aboundance of fish, lying so thicke with their heads above the water, ..."
4. Reliques of Ancient English Poetry: Consisting of Old Heroic Ballads, Songs edited by Thomas Percy (1900)
"This fine minkes surely came not here," Quoth she, " for cutting throats 1" Good Lord, how Judith blush'd for shame, 45 When she heard her say soe I King ..."
5. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (1903)
"Terragno, NA, Lon- igro, AJ, Strand, JC, Williamson, MA. Lee, JB. and Ng, KKF, Circ. Res. 27, 765 (1970). 21. Needleman, P.. minkes. MS. and Douglas. ..."
6. Narratives of Early Virginia, 1606-1625 by Lyon Gardiner Tyler (1907)
"... and minkes we know they have, because we have seen many of their skinnes, though very seldome any of them alive. But one thing is strange, that we could ..."
7. The Journal of Speculative Philosophy: Ed. by Wm. T. Harris edited by William Torrey Harris (1869)
"Why have an eye whose orbit takes All orbs, nor spills a drop, nor minkes When all the waves of distance lap Its brim? Why strings that never snap When ..."