Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of parkie.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Nor would it seem so full, because as it is, zillions of impeccably-dressed if you like peter pan collars and twinsets BCBG strollers and their entire extended families must edge past each other on the gravel paths for fear of being manhandled out out of the gates by the aforementioned party-pooping parkies if they so much as brush a blade of the manicured lawns with the tip of their pointy escarpins.

    happy when it rains

  • Dressed in their fur parkies, which are a sort of long blouse with hood attachment, short skirts and muckluks, or skin boots, they trotted down to the beach daily to fish, standing on the wet and slippery rocks, regardless of wind, spray or snow.

    A Woman who went to Alaska

  • In they came, laughing, talking and brushing the frost off their parkies, glad to get here, and hungry from traveling, so we gave them a warm welcome, and good hot coffee and supper.

    A Woman who went to Alaska

  • Our kitchen looks like a junk shop these days, and a wet one at that, for the numbers of muckluks, fur parkies, mittens, and other garments hung around the stove to dry are almost past counting, and the odor is stifling; but the clothing must be dried somewhere, and there is no other place.

    A Woman who went to Alaska

  • After that they pulled on their parkies and fur coats and went out into the snow storm (for by this time the snow was falling heavily), and to their homes, while I sat down alone in the firelight to review the events of the day -- my first

    A Woman who went to Alaska

  • I have finished six drill parkies for the storekeeper, but cannot get them to him in the blizzard.

    A Woman who went to Alaska

  • Many of the latter continually carry small children on their backs underneath their parkies, a heavy belt or girdle of some sort keeping the youngster from falling to the ground, but the smaller ones are seldom brought out in the evening.

    A Woman who went to Alaska

  • Dressed in their squirrel skin parkies, with wide-bordered hoods upon their heads, reindeer muckluks on their feet and mittens of skin upon their hands, stood Ah Chugor Ruk, Ung Kah Ah Ruk, Iamkiluk and Punni

    A Woman who went to Alaska

  • All the little natives in fur parkies stood around, watching.

    A Woman who went to Alaska

  • Indian heads, Eskimo children in fur parkies, summer landscapes, anything and everything takes its turn upon the slate, which appears a real kaleidoscope under the artist's hands.

    A Woman who went to Alaska

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