from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Present participle of pink.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of piercing or stabbing.
  • n. The act or method of decorating fabrics or garments with a pinking iron; also, the style of decoration; scallops made with a pinking iron.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The operation or process of punching a decorative pattern of scallops and small holes or eyes along the margin of silk and other fabrics used for dress or upholstery. Also called pouncing.


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