Then, with hinkey growing rapidly angrier and putting forth more strength, there was battle royal.
This claim hinkey was given a fair opportunity to prove, but he failed to do so.
"The fellow who did it said it was an accident," replied hinkey, with an ugly leer.
"It's your affair—your battle, hinkey," replied the leader grimly.
You can put him in charge of the same sheriff, asking him to hold hinkey until a guard from Fort Clowdry arrives to take him.
After about two weeks of practice, there was no longer a question as to whether hinkey was going to make the team.
Then, still under guard, hinkey was marched back to the guard house.
We swapped a few more like that, while I sizes up hinkey, tryin' to map out a way to brace him.
The papers were then filed away to be used in case the deserter hinkey should be apprehended.
hinkey, however, did not deign to notice this grace by so much as a look or a word.
nervous or suspicious; acting suspiciously
The teenagers were acting hinky.
alteration of hincty
Suspicious; curious: Something hinky is going down/ driver of the pimpmobile looks hinky
[1970s+; origin unknown]