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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of pink.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Pierced with small holes; worked in eyelets; scalloped on the edge.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pierced or worked with small holes, sometimes showing a lining of another color; reticulated; scalloped.
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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.
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.
I came to feel I would rather get "pinked" in Pervyse than retire to
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.
It was just a question of being 'pinked' or 'pinking' a certain gentleman who was working beyond union hours. "
When I inquired why the wedding was so soon, a sunrise pinked her cheek, and I asked the poor girl no more questions.
“Your little feet will grace our ground no more,” trilled Buckhurst over-dramatically, his cheeks pinked with the cold.
My heart goes out to those still getting ‘pinked’.
Freckles are painted on, and tops of ears are pinked to mimic sun exposure.
Although it's taken years of painstaking work, the military has given him a bright blue eye and ear lightly freckled and pinked from summer sun.