jinker

jinker

(ˈdʒɪŋkə)
n
Austral a vehicle for transporting timber, consisting of a tractor and two sets of wheels for supporting the logs
[of unknown origin]
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The transporter uses a remote-controlled rear unit, called a jinker, to manoeuvre the 30m beams around tight corners.
Manny Lonzanida; Corporals Rogen Baguio and Ruel Martinez; and Privates First Class (PFCs) Bryan Esmalana, Jinker Rey Meneses, Richard Corpin, Richard Bagalay, Marjon Fernandez, Reynan Cale, Johary Gempeso, Romil Buno, Jayson Andulana, Jessie Steve Polinar, and Merphy Raffy Elaydo.
But in his best moments he looks a bit like a product of some advanced gene-splicing Ronaldo-Messi experiments: the body of a shaggy-haired, left-footed jinker, but the direct style of a sprinter, a cutting edge rather than a playmaker.
They knew a classic Welsh jinker when they saw one and instantly took him to their bosom.
The semantic development reflects a transfer, in which focus moves from the agent of deceptive action (the 'jinker') to an assessment by the disappointed victim of its effects or by his/her supporter (game lost, jinxed), face being only partly saved by the attribution of the loss to a supernatural force.
Heighway was a jinker, who used to go both ways down the wing, and when we'd be repairing the pitch after a game, Alan would say 'That was a Heighway one!' "Thankfully, we very rarely lost a game to the weather.
RIPON: 2.10 Jacob's Pillow, 2.45 One Kool Dude, 3.15 Al Baz, 3.45 Seeking Magic, 4.20 Discay, 4.55 Fantasy In Blue, 5.25 Jinker Noble.
NAOMI MATTHEW: 2.10 Jacob's Pillow, 2.45 One Kool Dude, 3.15 Al Baz, 3.45 Seeking Magic, 4.20 Discay, 4.55 Fantasy In Blue, 5.25 Jinker Noble.
Jinker Noble (4.35) battled to victory for Ed de Giles in a trappy sprint at Windsor on his seasonal debut and could still be on the upgrade.
Makin duly went home smiling and so did Ed de Giles and Liam Keniry, who doubled up in the last two races of the night with Croquembouche and Jinker Noble.
Some sealers evidently had burned an effigy of Coaker "the jinker" while still at the ice.