Definition of Pinnocks

1. Noun. (plural of pinnock) ¹



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Definition of Pinnocks

1. pinnock [n] - See also: pinnock

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pinnocks

pinnets
pinnie
pinnies
pinniform
pinnigrada
pinnigrade
pinnigrades
pinning
pinnings
pinniped
pinniped mammal
pinnipedes
pinnipedia
pinnipeds
pinnock
pinnocks (current term)
pinnoed
pinnothere
pinnotheres
pinnula
pinnulae
pinnular
pinnulas
pinnulate
pinnulated
pinnule
pinnules
pinny
pinnywinkles
pinochle

Literary usage of Pinnocks

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1. Salopia Antiqua: Or, An Enquiry from Personal Survey Into the 'druidical by Charles Henry Hartshorne (1841)
"pinnocks, s. fine clothes. ... wears any fine pinnocks, and yo needna fear taking on her." C. Brit. piner, a garment. ..."

2. The Flora of Berkshire: Being a Topographical and Historical Account of the by George Claridge Druce (1897)
"Near the Blind-pinnocks [which are near Cumnor], Merrett. 2. Ook. In Radley Park. 5. Loddon. In the grounds of Wellington College, Penny. ..."

3. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for by Edmund Burke, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress), John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) (1834)
"pinnocks beer- shop is up Holt White's-lane. We then went up the lane, within nine or ten poles of Pinnock's beer- shop, when Johnson turned round. ..."

4. A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps (1850)
"(3) A brick or wooden tunnel placed under a road to carry off the water. Susses: pinnocks. Fine clothes. Salop. ..."

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