Definition of jinker in English:


Line breaks: jin|ker
Pronunciation: /ˈdʒɪŋkə/

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  • 1A wheeled conveyance for moving heavy logs.
  • 1.1A light two-wheeled cart.


[with object and adverbial of direction] Back to top  
  • Convey in a jinker: walnut logs were jinkered down the hills


late 19th century: variant of early 19th-century Scots janker, a long pole on wheels for carrying logs.

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