[ pingk-ster ]
/ ˈpɪŋk stər /
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noun Hudson Valley: Older Use.
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Origin of Pinkster
1790–1800, Americanism;<Dutch Pinksteren ≪ Greek pentēkostḗPentecost
Words nearby Pinkster
pin knot, pinko, pinkroot, pink salmon, pink slip, Pinkster, pinkster flower, pink stern, pink tea, pinkwash, pinkwashing
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How to use Pinkster in a sentence
Pinkster Flower--It shows its pink flowers in rocky woods and thickets during spring.Boy Scouts Handbook|Boy Scouts of America
It will be time enough for Pinkster, two or three hours hence, if a Christian ought even to look at such vanities.
Easter came early this year, and to-morrow will be the first day of the Pinkster holidays.
There was nothing new in a Pinkster frolic, either to Dirck, or to myself; though Jason gazed at the whole procedure with wonder.
He was born within seventy miles of that very spot, but had not the smallest notion before, of such a holiday as Pinkster.