Definition of Pinchings

1. pinching [n] - See also: pinching



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pinchings

pinched
pinched look
pinchem
pincher
pinchers
pinches
pinches of salt
pinchfist
pinchfists
pinchgut
pinchguts
pinchily
pinching
pinching pennies
pinchingly
pinchings (current term)
pinchite
pinchlike
pinchpennies
pinchpenny
pincht
pinchy
pincoffin
pincpinc
pincurl clip
pincushion
pincushion distortion
pincushion flower
pincushion hakea
pincushioned

Literary usage of Pinchings

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1. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"Many varieties of Dahlias can be made to branch at the ground and become self-supporting by successive early pinchings of /î\ 663. ..."

2. A Dictionary of Practical Materia Medica by John Henry Clarke (1902)
"pinchings : in abdomen ; during and after breakfast, with want to go to stool, ... Cutting pains in abdomen : in different places, with pinchings ..."

3. Rural Rides in the Counties of Surrey, Kent, Sussex, Hants, Berks, Oxford by William Cobbett (1908)
"As far as I had an opportunity of ascertaining the facts, the farmers feel all the pinchings of distress, and the still harsher ..."

4. The Phrenological Journal and Science of Health (1887)
"The lips were already losing their graceful curves when she was taught not to treat them so harshly; then she transferred her pinchings to her cheeks, ..."

5. Rural Rides: In the Counties of Surrey, Kent, Sussex, Hants, Berks, Oxford by William Cobbett (1885)
"As far as I had an opportunity of ascertaining the facts, the farmers feel all the pinchings of distress, and the still harsher ..."

6. The Retrospect of Practical Medicine and Surgery: Being a Half-yearly edited by William Braithwaite, James Braithwaite, Edmond Fauriel Trevelyan (1850)
"... movements could again oj» ited : there was recovery from shock and exhaustion, c. When the pinchings were still continued, after a time no farther ..."

7. The Floral World and Garden Guide by Shirley Hibberd (1863)
"Three or four pinchings at intervals from the end of May till the end of July will suffice to keep the growth as regular as if mathematically arranged ..."

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