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piney

[pahy-nee] /ˈpaɪ ni/
adjective, pinier, piniest.
1.
piny.

piny

or piney

[pahy-nee] /ˈpaɪ ni/
adjective, pinier, piniest.
1.
abounding in or covered with pine trees:
piny hillsides.
2.
pertaining to or suggestive of pine trees:
a piny fragrance.
Origin of piny
1620-1630
First recorded in 1620-30; pine1 + -y1
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  • This was across the gravelly ford of the Graybull, near the mouth of the piney.

    The Biography of a Grizzly Ernest Seton-Thompson
  • After they had sneaked off Wahb came down and returned to the piney.

    The Biography of a Grizzly Ernest Seton-Thompson
  • "I thought you wouldn't mind if piney came," explained Whitefoot.

  • Looking repentantly at piney, he felt a sudden ache for him.

    Sally of Missouri

    R. E. Young
  • "See you again some day, then," piney promised in final farewell.

    Sally of Missouri

    R. E. Young
  • Then he steadied again to what he wanted to say to her and could say to her for piney's sake.

    Sally of Missouri

    R. E. Young
  • I'm going to the hills to try to find piney and Uncle Bernique.

    Sally of Missouri

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  • The times that I have been over it, with piney, a ragged Robin-goodfellow at my heels!

    Sally of Missouri

    R. E. Young
British Dictionary definitions for piney

piny

/ˈpaɪnɪ/
adjective pinier, piniest
1.
of, resembling, or covered with pine trees
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