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noun as in small domestic horselike mammal

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If memory serves, donkey dung doesn’t broadcast itself with anything like the strength of horse dung.

These are your site’s biggest donkeys, the pages with the highest number of impressions but deliver lower than expected CTR for their ranking position.

My husband wrote a note apologizing that the camel and donkey mates were missing.

Cars, buses, truck—even motorcycles, bicycles and donkeys—may be required to get the vaccine to rural areas.

From Fortune

Sixteen contenders — mostly dogs, with one donkey, a rooster and a cat in the mix — fought hard for the title of mayor.

Nearby a family of Turkish Kurds busied themselves in their fields piling vegetables onto a donkey-drawn cart.

In the second instance, it is a man and his wife pleading from atop a donkey.

He patrolled on foot, and Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) filled the donkey paths that crisscrossed the wadis and hills.

For the donkeys who have long felt that Donkey Ball should not be real, 2014 earns an A-.

He was painting the Sistine Chapel, and he was angry at one of the bishops or cardinals, so he painted him in with donkey ears.

His donkey stumbled—it was natural enough, seeing that the reins hung loose and his feet had somehow left the stirrups.

His donkey had gone lame, he abandoned it to the boys behind, he climbed in to drive with Lettice.

Ibrahim stopped his song to sigh, and struck his donkey lightly under the right ear, causing it to turn sharply to the left.

And now Ibrahim struck his donkey again, and they went on rapidly towards the Libyan mountains.

Could all these people read her mind and follow the track of her distastes and desires, even the dragomans and the donkey-boys?

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On this page you'll find 21 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to donkey, such as: burro, horse, mule, ass, jackass, and jennet.

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