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jinker

[ jing-ker ]
/ ˈdʒɪŋ kər /
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noun Australian.
a sulky.
any of various carts or trailers used to transport logs and timber.
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Origin of jinker

First recorded in 1870–75; variant of janker (Scots), of uncertain origin

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British Dictionary definitions for jinker

jinker
/ (ˈdʒɪŋkə) /

noun
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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