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Tunker

[tuhng-ker] /ˈtʌŋ kər/
noun
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  • A beautiful evening followed the tempest gust, and the Lincolns and the old Tunker sat down to a humble meal.

    In The Boyhood of Lincoln Hezekiah Butterworth
  • The Tunker says that I must forswear myself to become a Christian.

    In The Boyhood of Lincoln Hezekiah Butterworth
  • One morning Jasper the Tunker appeared in the clearing before her cabin.

    In The Boyhood of Lincoln Hezekiah Butterworth
  • The old Tunker, as I live, come again, and brought his Indian boy with him!

    In The Boyhood of Lincoln Hezekiah Butterworth
  • The Tunker entered the cheerful cabin in the sunny clearing of the timber.

    In The Boyhood of Lincoln Hezekiah Butterworth
  • "I wish to hear the poem that has so moved you," said the Tunker.

    In The Boyhood of Lincoln Hezekiah Butterworth
  • His Tunker neighbor up the mountain performs the same feat on his own upper lip.

    The Arena Various
  • The character of the Dunkard, or Tunker, as a wandering school-master, may be new to many readers.

    In The Boyhood of Lincoln Hezekiah Butterworth
  • My reader may not know who a Tunker was, as our wandering schoolmaster was called.

    In The Boyhood of Lincoln Hezekiah Butterworth
  • The Tunker lifted his hand and said grace, after which the family sat down to the table.

    In The Boyhood of Lincoln Hezekiah Butterworth

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