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Words nearby donkey engine
Example sentences from the Web for donkey engine
Papa, you call that little bit of a tiny wee engine a donkey-engine, don't you?
I screamed with horror, ran across the guarded plank, climbed the gate, and fell headlong and screaming over the donkey-engine.The Fat of the Land|John Williams Streeter
Thus a donkey-engine is often stationed on the deck of a ship to work a crane for loading and unloading.The New Gresham Encyclopedia|Various
It seems, under his suggestion, that Wada trapped a rat in the donkey-engine room.The Mutiny of the Elsinore|Jack London
Then, by means of a donkey-engine, the great valves could be drawn up and closed as before.Yule Logs|Various