from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Whitsuntide.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Whitsuntide: as, Pinkster frolics.


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  • Blue and white flowers were scattered about almost as profusely as the "pinkster blossoms," in April, in the woods at home; and in sheltered places, the modest cape-jasmine was beginning to unfold its fragrant leaves.

    The Island Home

  • a bunch of wild-flowers, that Josey took with a smile as gay as the columbines, and a blush that outshone the "pinkster-bloomjes," as our old Dutch "chore-man" called the wild honeysuckle.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 10, No. 62, December, 1862

  • Upon my word, you'd pass well at a pinkster frolic; and here, Caesar, place this powdered wig over your curls, and be careful and look out of the window, whenever the door is open, and on no account speak, or you will betray all. "

    The Spy

  • Henry lost his temper, and now he has lost his life. pinkster wrote: "Since his college days at West Virginia University, Henry has had a checkered off-field reputation.

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local


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