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or pine·y

adjective, pin·i·er, pin·i·est.
  1. abounding in or covered with pine trees: piny hillsides.
  2. pertaining to or suggestive of pine trees: a piny fragrance.
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Origin of piny

First recorded in 1620–30; pine1 + -y1
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Examples from the Web for piny

Historical Examples of piny

  • “I came in to tell you about my new enterprise, Piny Crest Court,” says she.

    Odd Numbers

    Sewell Ford

  • He reached the "Piny Woods" timber on the outskirts of the town.

  • "Then I know we are going to be good friends," replied Piny.

  • A piny ridge of mountains, with bare rocky peaks, was on our right all the day, and a snowy mountain appeared ahead.

  • On her first (and last) trip she met old Sam Carpenter, a Piny, who always carried a shotgun with him.

    Wild Folk

    Samuel Scoville

British Dictionary definitions for piny


adjective pinier or piniest
  1. of, resembling, or covered with pine trees
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