Pinkster

or Pinx·ter

[pingk-ster]

Origin of Pinkster

1790–1800, Americanism; < Dutch PinksterenGreek pentēkostḗ Pentecost
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Historical Examples of pinkster

  • The Pinkster fields are up near the head of Broadway, on the common.

    Satanstoe

    James Fenimore Cooper

  • It will be time enough for Pinkster, two or three hours hence, if a Christian ought even to look at such vanities.

    Satanstoe

    James Fenimore Cooper

  • Easter came early this year, and to-morrow will be the first day of the Pinkster holidays.

    Satanstoe

    James Fenimore Cooper

  • There was nothing new in a Pinkster frolic, either to Dirck, or to myself; though Jason gazed at the whole procedure with wonder.

    Satanstoe

    James Fenimore Cooper

  • He was born within seventy miles of that very spot, but had not the smallest notion before, of such a holiday as Pinkster.

    Satanstoe

    James Fenimore Cooper