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dinkey

or dink·y

[ ding-kee ]
/ ˈdɪŋ ki /
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noun, plural dink·eys.

a small locomotive, especially with a switch engine.

Nearby words

dinitrogen tetroxide, dinitrophenol, dinitrophenylhydrazine test, dink, dinka, dinkey, dinkie, dinkum, dinky, dinky-di, dinna

Origin of dinkey

1840–50; noun use of dinky; see -ey2
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