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Donkey Engine | Words We Caught This Week

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Donkey engine: a small auxiliary engine, such as one used for pumping water into the boilers of a steamship.

https://www.collinsdictionary.com/dictionary/english/donkey-engine

Here’s a word, well, two words we caught this week. We thought we’d share donkey engine with you since, just like its namesake in the animal kingdom, it’s underappreciated and forgotten. When was the last time you heard about a car’s donkeypower!

Here’s an example of it in use:

Let’s fire up the donkey engine. It might be slow, but it’s as reliable as anything.

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Donkey Engine | Words We Caught This Week

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