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or piney

[pahy-nee] /ˈpaɪ ni/
adjective, pinier, piniest.
abounding in or covered with pine trees:
piny hillsides.
pertaining to or suggestive of pine trees:
a piny fragrance.
Origin of piny
First recorded in 1620-30; pine1 + -y1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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Examples from the Web for piny
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  • “I came in to tell you about my new enterprise, piny Crest Court,” says she.

    Odd Numbers

    Sewell Ford
  • He reached the "piny Woods" timber on the outskirts of the town.

  • "Then I know we are going to be good friends," replied piny.

  • A piny ridge of mountains, with bare rocky peaks, was on our right all the day, and a snowy mountain appeared ahead.

  • On her first (and last) trip she met old Sam Carpenter, a piny, who always carried a shotgun with him.

    Wild Folk

    Samuel Scoville
  • David had lain back on a piny bank; and as he ate, his eyes followed the treetops, swaying a little now in a rhythmic wind.

    Tiverton Tales Alice Brown
  • As we hiked on, I kept noticing that smell of smoke—a piny smoke; and it did not come from the dug-out, surely.

    Pluck on the Long Trail

    Edwin L. Sabin
  • This one was only a log house in a poor, piny place, with a rabble of boys and girls romping at the door.

    The Crossing Winston Churchill
  • He also kept tavern at piny Grove, as elsewhere stated, and is well remembered.

    The Old Pike Thomas B. Searight
  • The three got out, put the anchor in the sand and clambered up the piny slope.

    The Slipper Point Mystery Augusta Huiell Seaman
British Dictionary definitions for piny


adjective pinier, piniest
of, resembling, or covered with pine trees
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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