Pinnock

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Pinnock (Zoöl) The hedge sparrow.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n pinnock The dunnock or hedge-sparrow, Accentor modularis. See cut under Accentor.
    • n pinnock A titmouse or tomtit.
    • n pinnock A tunnel under a road to carry off water; a culvert.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Pinnock pin′ok the hedge-sparrow.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Of uncertain origin

Usage

In literature:

The pinnock has a thick skin with a spongy lining, a bruise in it becomes like a piece of cork.
"Birds and Bees, Sharp Eyes and, Other Papers" by John Burroughs
Dean Pinnock, the Rev.
"Born in Exile" by George Gissing
They thanked heaven that the Bo'sun, Pinnock, and Gillespie had disappeared.
"An Outback Marriage" by Andrew Barton Paterson
At the top of the Green he passed young Pinnock, the son of Pinnock's Stores.
"If Winter Comes" by A.S.M. Hutchinson
Carisbrooke, H. Pinnock, esq.
"Brannon's Picture of The Isle of Wight" by George Brannon
At eleven o'clock Mr Pinnock, my brother-in-law, who had been one of the party, came in, apparently much agitated.
"The Haunters & The Haunted" by Various
Greatly Improved Edition, with Questions, &c., by PINNOCK.
"Strife and Peace" by Fredrika Bremer
In what years were born C. C. Colton, Pinnock, Washington Irving, George Long, F. B.
"Notes and Queries, Number 190, June 18, 1853" by Various
Something to do with the Dark Ages and Pinnock, only I never remember clearly what.
"Molly Bawn" by Margaret Wolfe Hamilton
Read Dr. Watts and Pinnock, dears; and when you learn to spell, Shun Railway Guides, Directories, and Almanacks as well!
"The Book of Humorous Verse" by Various
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In news:

For GW's Pinnock , Altered Identity Is Only Part of a Transformation.
In one sense, the transition from J.R. Pinnock to Danilo Pinnock was a simple matter.
Tony Pinnock/Submitted to The Examiner.
Check out Toronto Triumph running back Petshauna Pinnock, as she tries to break away from Saskatoon Sirens safety Heather Furr.
Pinnock actually slaps Furr's face, and then proceeds to continue her very physical run down the sidelines.
The Portland Trail Blazers waived guard J.R. Pinnock, it was announced Monday by Trail Blazers general manager Kevin Pritchard.
Grey Nurse Shark Peter Pinnock/ Getty Images.
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