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  • noun Plural form of steinkirk.


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  • Cæsar had many arts at command touching the burnishing of buckles and buttons, and even in clear-starching steinkirks and the cambric ruffles of shirts.

    The Frontiersmen Mary Noailles Murfree 1886

  • While other heirs of noble houses were inspecting patterns of steinkirks and sword knots, dangling after actresses, or betting on fighting cocks, he was in pursuit of the

    The History of England, from the Accession of James II — Volume 5 Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay 1829


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