Word:

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.
Noun1.clink - a short light metallic sound
Synonyms: click, chink
2.clink - a correctional institution used to detain persons who are in the lawful custody of the government (either accused persons awaiting trial or convicted persons serving a sentence)
Synonyms: gaol, jail, jailhouse, slammer
Verb1.clink - make a high sound typical of glass; "champagne glasses clinked to make a toast"
2.clink - make or emit a high sound; "tinkling bells"
Synonyms: chink, tink, tinkle
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