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- n. Plural form of Punchinello.
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Lobster claws make up as Punchinellos, or as old men and women, or -- as exhibited at the Fisheries -- handles of fish-knives and forks, tops of inkstands, paper weights, etc.
Practical Taxidermy A manual of instruction to the amateur in collecting, preserving, and setting up natural history specimens of all kinds. To which is added a chapter upon the pictorial arrangement of museums. With additional instructions in modelling and artistic taxidermy.
Dutchmen and Japanese and Punchinellos and other flotsam not expected in a decorous town; down College Street a group of men in gowns of white swing away through the dappled shadows.
Tiepolo's drawing shows a group of Punchinellos accosting an apparently compliant drunken woman.