dinkey
or dinky noun (plural dinkeys or dinkies) Etymology: probably from dinky Date: 1874 a small locomotive

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • dinkey — ☆ dinkey [diŋ′kē] n. [prob. < DINKY ] a small locomotive for hauling cars, shunting, etc. in a railroad yard …   English World dictionary

  • dinkey — /ding kee/, n., pl. dinkeys. a small locomotive, esp. with a switch engine. Also, dinky. [1840 50; n. use of DINKY; see EY2] * * * …   Universalium

  • dinkey — n. small locomotive …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dinkey — kidney …   Anagrams dictionary

  • dinkey — dink·ey …   English syllables

  • dinkey — dink•ey or dinky [[t]ˈdɪŋ ki[/t]] n. pl. eys rai a small locomotive, esp. with a switch engine • Etymology: 1840–50; n. use of dinky; see ey II …   From formal English to slang

  • dinkey — noun a small locomotive • Syn: ↑dinky • Hypernyms: ↑locomotive, ↑engine, ↑locomotive engine, ↑railway locomotive * * * /ding kee/, n., pl. dinkeys. a small locomotive, esp. with a switch engine. Also …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dinkey Lakes Wilderness — IUCN Category Ib (Wilderness Area) …   Wikipedia

  • Dinkey Creek — can refer to: Dinkey Creek, California, a town in California Dinkey Creek (California), a tributary of the North Fork Kings River This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same title. If an internal link le …   Wikipedia

  • Dinkey Creek, California — Coordinates: 37°05′10″N 119°09′27″W / 37.08611°N 119.1575°W / 37.08611; 119.1575 …   Wikipedia

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