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For that matter, he said, he didn't care a tinker's dam if we were; he had grub and bedding and we were welcome to both.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Mr. Giles directed an appealing glance at the tinker, but he had suddenly fallen asleep.
OLIVER TWIST, VOL. II (OF 3)CHARLES DICKENS
Tinker received a scimitar from the hands of Mr. Figgins, and flourished it gaily round his head.
JACK HARKAWAY'S BOY TINKER AMONG THE TURKSBRACEBRIDGE HEMYNG
Tinker hopped round him as nimbly as a tomtit or a jackdaw, and presently gave him another little taste of his steel.
JACK HARKAWAY'S BOY TINKER AMONG THE TURKSBRACEBRIDGE HEMYNG
But Tinker and his man were not at all put out by these strange demonstrations upon the part of the ladies.
JACK HARKAWAY'S BOY TINKER AMONG THE TURKSBRACEBRIDGE HEMYNG
When Bogey and Tinker brought down their respective hoofs with a bang, great alarm was manifested.
JACK HARKAWAY'S BOY TINKER AMONG THE TURKSBRACEBRIDGE HEMYNG
Tinker sprang over him, and hurried away with the swiftness of a deer.
JACK HARKAWAY'S BOY TINKER AMONG THE TURKSBRACEBRIDGE HEMYNG
The Turk sprang after him, and if Tinker had not been there, goodness knows what would have been the result.
JACK HARKAWAY'S BOY TINKER AMONG THE TURKSBRACEBRIDGE HEMYNG
Their peril was extreme—greater even than that of the English lads and their faithful followers, Tinker and Bogey.
JACK HARKAWAY'S BOY TINKER AMONG THE TURKSBRACEBRIDGE HEMYNG
Tinker was, therefore, lowered as far down as they could manage, and then allowed to drop into the water.
JACK HARKAWAY'S BOY TINKER AMONG THE TURKSBRACEBRIDGE HEMYNG
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO TINKER

  • doodle
  • fiddle
  • fritter
  • goof around
  • loiter
  • mess
  • mess around
  • niggle
  • poke
  • potter
  • puddle
  • shuffle around
  • tinker
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