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donkey

noun

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1 a sturdy and patient domestic mammal that is used especially to carry things
  • we put our bags on the donkey and headed down the canyon

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2 a stupid person
  • called him a donkey when he refused to go along with their plans

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The first known use of donkey was circa 1785

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“Donkey.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/donkey. Accessed 17 Jun. 2021.

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