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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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Examples from the Web for piny
Historical Examples
  • “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

piny

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