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It came nearer and became plainer—tonk-tonk-tonk; then the tonks all running together briskly.
THE ESCAPE OF MR. TRIMMIRVIN S. COBB
Even so, his ear was first to catch above the rattle of the buggy wheels the far-away, faint tonk-tonk!
THE ESCAPE OF MR. TRIMMIRVIN S. COBB
Amir Khan consented to disband his army, on condition of being guaranteed the possession of what is now the principality of Tonk.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 14, SLICE 4VARIOUS
Even so, his ear was first to catch above the rattle of the buggy wheels the faraway, faint tonk-tonk!
KENTUCKY IN AMERICAN LETTERS, V. 2 OF 2JOHN WILSON TOWNSEND
Sarah Brown was rapidly becoming exasperated with everybody concerned, but not least with the evidently camouflaging Tonk.
LIVING ALONESTELLA BENSON
Sarah Brown wrote down on Miss Tonk's card the small purple cipher that stood for hm—hm.
LIVING ALONESTELLA BENSON
Tonk tank tenk tink Ta tink a tonk a tank a tink a Ta ta tink tank ta ta tonk tink Drink a tank a drink a drunk.
WILD ANIMALS I HAVE KNOWNERNEST THOMPSON SETON
The tunk-a-tonk of the mellow bell was sweetest music in his ears as he worked.
THE WATCHERS OF THE TRAILSCHARLES G. D. ROBERTS
Then he drove the herd slowly homeward, with mellow tink-a-tonk, tank-tonk of the cow-bells, to the farmyard and the milking.
THE KINDRED OF THE WILDCHARLES G. D. ROBERTS
He thought Master Tonk's attitude curiously awkward, but he had no guess as to what lay behind it.
DESPAIR'S LAST JOURNEYDAVID CHRISTIE MURRAY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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