Clinked
Clink Clink (kl[i^][ng]k), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Clinked} (kl[i^][ng]kt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Clinking}.] [OE. clinken; akin to G. klingen, D. klinken, SW. klinga, Dan. klinge; prob. of imitative origin. Cf. {Clank}, {Clench}, {Click}, v. i.] To cause to give out a slight, sharp, tinkling, sound, as by striking metallic or other sonorous bodies together. [1913 Webster]

And let me the canakin clink. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • clinked — klɪŋk n. light sharp ringing sound, clank; prison (Slang) v. make a light sharp sound, ring, jingle, chink …   English contemporary dictionary

  • clinked glasses — made a toast, lifted a glass …   English contemporary dictionary

  • clink — [[t]klɪ̱ŋk[/t]] clinks, clinking, clinked V RECIP ERG If objects made of glass, pottery, or metal clink or if you clink them, they touch each other and make a short, light sound. [V n against/with n] She clinked her glass against his... [V pl n]… …   English dictionary

  • clink — clink1 /klingk/, v.t., v.i. 1. to make or cause to make a light, sharp, ringing sound: The coins clinked together. He clinked the fork against a glass. n. 2. a clinking sound. 3. Metall. a small crack in a steel ingot resulting from uneven… …   Universalium

  • clink — I UK [klɪŋk] / US verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms clink : present tense I/you/we/they clink he/she/it clinks present participle clinking past tense clinked past participle clinked to make the short high sound of glass or metal objects… …   English dictionary

  • Clink — (kl[i^][ng]k), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Clinked} (kl[i^][ng]kt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Clinking}.] [OE. clinken; akin to G. klingen, D. klinken, SW. klinga, Dan. klinge; prob. of imitative origin. Cf. {Clank}, {Clench}, {Click}, v. i.] To cause to give… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Clinking — Clink Clink (kl[i^][ng]k), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Clinked} (kl[i^][ng]kt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Clinking}.] [OE. clinken; akin to G. klingen, D. klinken, SW. klinga, Dan. klinge; prob. of imitative origin. Cf. {Clank}, {Clench}, {Click}, v. i.] To… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • boxing — boxing1 /bok sing/, n. 1. the material used to make boxes or casings. 2. a boxlike enclosure; casing. 3. an act or instance of putting into or furnishing with a box. [1510 20; BOX1 + ING1] boxing2 /bok sing/, n. the act, technique, or profession… …   Universalium

  • clink — 1. noun a) The sound of metal on metal, or glass on glass. You could hear the clink of the glasses from the next room. b) Jail or prison, after prison in Southwark, London. Used in the phrase . When Frere had come down, an hour before, the… …   Wiktionary

  • glass — noun 1 transparent substance ADJECTIVE ▪ clear, coloured/colored, opaque, plain, smoked, tinted ▪ broken ▪ flying …   Collocations dictionary

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