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jinker

[jing-ker]
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noun Australian.
  1. a sulky.
  2. any of various carts or trailers used to transport logs and timber.

Origin of jinker

First recorded in 1870–75; variant of janker (Scots), of uncertain origin
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  • Don't you think the rain had somewhat to do with it too, Jinker?

    The Cruise of the Midge (Vol. II of 2)

    Michael Scott


British Dictionary definitions for jinker

jinker

noun
  1. Australian a vehicle for transporting timber, consisting of a tractor and two sets of wheels for supporting the logs

Word Origin

of unknown origin
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