Origin of Pinkster
1790–1800, Americanism; < Dutch Pinksteren ≪ Greek pentēkostḗ Pentecost
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Examples from the Web for pinkster
The Pinkster fields are up near the head of Broadway, on the common.
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.