dinkey

noun
din·​key | \ ˈdiŋ-kē How to pronounce dinkey (audio) \
variants: or dinky
plural dinkeys or dinkies

Definition of dinkey

: a small locomotive

First Known Use of dinkey

1874, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for dinkey

probably from dinky

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“Dinkey.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dinkey. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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