Synonyms for donkey-engine

1. donkey engine (n.)

(nautical) a small engine (as one used on board ships to operate a windlass)

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2. donkey engine (n.)

a locomotive for switching rolling stock in a railroad yard

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4. engine (n.)

something used to achieve a purpose

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6. donkey (n.)

domestic beast of burden descended from the African wild ass; patient but stubborn

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7. donkey (n.)

the symbol of the Democratic Party; introduced in cartoons by Thomas Nast in 1874

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8. engine (n.)

an instrument or machine that is used in warfare, such as a battering ram, catapult, artillery piece, etc.

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