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- noun Plural form of
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There are in the French Postal Directory eight places called Épinay, from épine, thorn, but these do not exhaust the number of "spinnies" in France.
His lordship thought that as Mr. Morton was there the hounds might as well be run through the Bragton spinnies.
He sang, and sang well, everything from his native chants through human folk ballads on to the very latest spinnies.
To add zest to the chase, Clem now let Looney slip as a kind of bag-fox, and the half-witted creature went lumbering and blubbering about in real terror of his life, whilst his pursuers encouraged his speed with artifices in which the animated spinnies and coverts deferentially joined.