- a sulky.
- any of various carts or trailers used to transport logs and timber.
Origin of jinker
First recorded in 1870–75; variant of janker (Scots), of uncertain origin
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Don't you think the rain had somewhat to do with it too, Jinker?The Cruise of the Midge (Vol. II of 2)
- Australian a vehicle for transporting timber, consisting of a tractor and two sets of wheels for supporting the logs
Word Origin for jinker
of unknown origin
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