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English → English (WordNet) Definition: donkey engine donkey engine n 1: a locomotive for switching rolling stock in a railroad yard [syn: switch engine] 2: (nautical) a small engine (as one used on board ships to operate a windlass) [syn: auxiliary engine]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Donkey engine Donkey \Don"key\ (d[o^][ng]"k[y^]), n.; pl. Donkeys (d[o^][ng]"k[i^]z). [Prob. dun, in allusion to the color of the animal + a dim. termination.] 1. An ass; or (less frequently) a mule. [1913 Webster] 2. A stupid or obstinate fellow; an ass. [1913 Webster] Donkey engine, a small auxiliary engine not used for propelling, but for pumping water into the boilers, raising heavy weights, and like purposes. Donkey pump, a steam pump for feeding boilers, extinguishing fire, etc.; -- usually an auxiliary. Donkey's eye (Bot.), the large round seed of the Mucuna pruriens , a tropical leguminous plant. [1913 Webster]


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