spinney
Noun

spinney (plural spinneys)

  1. (UK) A small copse or wood#Noun|wood, especially one planted as a shelter for game birds.
    • 1960, P[elham] G[renville] Wodehouse, chapter XII, in Jeeves in the Offing, London: Herbert Jenkins, OCLC 1227855 ↗:
      I've never hunted myself, but I understand that half the battle is being able to make noises like some jungle animal with dyspepsia, and I believe that Aunt Dahlia in her prime could lift fellow-members of the Quorn and Pytchley out of their saddles with a single yip, though separated from them by two ploughed fields and a spinney.
    • 1991, Stephen Fry, The Liar, p. 23:
      Freda, the German undermatron, once discovered him sunbathing nude in the spinney.

Spinney
Proper noun
  1. Surname



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