Definitions

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  • adj. Associated with spinning; moving with a spinning motion.
  • adj. thin and long; slim; slender
  • n. Alternative spelling of spinney.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Thin and long; slim; slender.
  • n. A small thicket or grove with undergrowth; a clump of trees.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Thin; slender; slim; lank.
  • n. See spinney.

Etymologies

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From Latin spina.

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spin +‎ -y

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Compare spiny.

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