jinker


jinker
/ˈdʒɪŋkə/ (say 'jingkuh)

noun
1. Also, timber jinker. a wheeled conveyance for logs.
2. Also, junker. (formerly) a light, two-wheeled, horse-drawn conveyance for two or three passengers.
3. a trotting or pacing gig.
{Scottish janker long pole on wheels used for conveying logs}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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