Clink

Definition of Clink

Pronunciation: klĭņk
v. t.1.To cause to give out a slight, sharp, tinkling, sound, as by striking metallic or other sonorous bodies together.
[imp. & p. p. Clinked (klĭņkt); p. pr. & vb. n. Clinking.]
And let me the canakin clink.
- Shak.
v. i.1.To give out a slight, sharp, tinkling sound.
2.To rhyme. [Humorous].
n.1.A slight, sharp, tinkling sound, made by the collision of sonorous bodies.
1.A prison cell; a lockup; - probably orig. the name of the noted prison in Southwark, England.

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