parky

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj parky appreciably or disagreeably cold
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • parky Cold; penetrating; chilly.
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Usage

In literature:

He was holding up the smaller of the two parkis.
"The Magnetic North" by Elizabeth Robins (C. E. Raimond)
With his one good hand Ferriss drew a pipe and a handful of tea leaves wrapped in oiled paper from the breast of his deer-skin parkie.
"A Man's Woman" by Frank Norris
All the little natives in fur parkies stood around, watching.
"A Woman who went to Alaska" by May Kellogg Sullivan
And it shall ridy-pidy in the coachy-poachy too; all round the parky-warky with the cock-a-doodle-doo.
"Ireland as It Is" by Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
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In poetry:

Then when the trail crooked crazily, the frost-rimed horses reared,
And from behind a fallen tree a grim galoot appeared;
He wore a parki white as snow, a mask as black as soot,
And carelesslike weaved to and fro a gun as if to shoot.
"Black Moran" by Robert W Service

In news:

Imagination Storytelling with Bob Parkis is on WATD-FM Now.
Now a "parkie" is running the New York City Parks Department as it enters a new golden age.
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