Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pierced or worked with small holes, sometimes showing a lining of another color; reticulated; scalloped.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Pierced with small holes; worked in eyelets; scalloped on the edge.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of pink.

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Examples

  • California and Madagascar, and pink beryl (morganite) from Madagascar, became available in quantity, the "pinked" topazes had but few competing gems, and thus commanded a higher price than the natural topazes.

    A Text-Book of Precious Stones for Jewelers and the Gem-Loving Public

  • It had always been my philosophy that it is better to be "pinked" in the house than on the road, but not on this particular day.

    Golden Lads

  • I came to feel I would rather get "pinked" in Pervyse than retire to

    Golden Lads

  • I lined it with Musidora's own mattress and quilt, spread the "pinked" cambric on them, laid the remains (no figurative phrase in this connection) upon this bed, folding the one arm left to the unfortunate across her breast, and wrapped the edges of the winding-sheet over her face.

    When Grandmamma Was New The Story of a Virginia Childhood

  • It was just a question of being 'pinked' or 'pinking' a certain gentleman who was working beyond union hours. "

    The Ghost Breaker A Novel Based Upon the Play

  • When I inquired why the wedding was so soon, a sunrise pinked her cheek, and I asked the poor girl no more questions.

    Deadly

  • “Your little feet will grace our ground no more,” trilled Buckhurst over-dramatically, his cheeks pinked with the cold.

    Exit the Actress

  • When I inquired why the wedding was so soon, a sunrise pinked her cheek, and I asked the poor girl no more questions.

    Deadly

  • When I inquired why the wedding was so soon, a sunrise pinked her cheek, and I asked the poor girl no more questions.

    Deadly

  • When I inquired why the wedding was so soon, a sunrise pinked her cheek, and I asked the poor girl no more questions.

    Deadly

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  • They all are, and I'd pinked Stan in his pride. -Charlaine Harris, Living Dead in Dallas

    December 11, 2010