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Unknown. Perhaps from a base pin, of unknown origin +‎ -ock (diminutive suffix).


pinnock (plural pinnocks)

  1. (Britain, dialect) The hedge sparrow.
  2. The tomtit.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.