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  • n. Plural form of Pitcairner.

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Examples

  • The handful of surnames brought by the Pitcairners are shared by so many islanders that the local telephone directory lists people by nickname, including Cane Toad, Onion, Dar Bizziebee, Kik Kik, Mutty, Lettuce Leaf and Carrots.

    Christians Reproduce on Remote Island

  • When they handed down their decision, three months later, they acknowledged that the Pitcairners might not have understood that English law applied to them.

    Trouble in Paradise

  • Now Pitcairn faced serious criminal allegations involving Pitcairners against Pitcairners with no real way to deal with them.

    Trouble in Paradise

  • Two seats away from Kari Young sat a London writer named Dea Birkett, who had enraged the Pitcairners with her 1997 book, Serpent in Paradise.

    Trouble in Paradise

  • Pitcairners had been waiting a decade for their first surfaced road.

    Trouble in Paradise

  • The Pitcairners took them into their homes, as they did all visitors.

    Trouble in Paradise

  • Facing a two-minute walk to the post office, Pitcairners invariably hopped on their quads and gunned it there instead.

    Trouble in Paradise

  • It was closed in the 1850s, and in 1856 the imperial authority moved 193 Pitcairners to Norfolk, lock, stock, and wheelbarrow.

    Trouble in Paradise

  • If London saw Pitcairners as an aberrational society, Pitcairners were getting their own look at the aberrational side of their middle-class British caretakers.

    Trouble in Paradise

  • Pitcairners usually go barefoot for a better grip on the dust, mud, and rock.

    Trouble in Paradise

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