Definition of Penks
1. penk [n] - See also: penk
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Penks
Literary usage of Penks
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. George Eliot's Life as Related in Her Letters and Journals by George Eliot (1885)
"... on its island rock; the sweep of bay towards Pozzuoli; beyond that, in fainter colors of farther distance, the Cape of Miseno and the penks of Ischia. ..."
2. Manual of Geology: Treating of the Principles of the Science with Special by James Dwight Dana (1894)
"... water; JN, Jensen's Nun.it.ikf>, or rocky penks; DN, Dala- ffer'g Nunataks; white lines on the black, crevasses; arrows, glacier-flow. JAD Jensen, '79. ..."
3. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1856)
"... That's the day he came among us, Pawned like tuneful star upon us ; I>ou'l forget the date or number, Write them on your penks with lightning, ..."