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Topic: COLOURS AND SOUNDS

Sense: 1
Date: 1400-1500
Origin: CLINK1
Sense: 2
Date: 1500-1600
Origin: Clink former prison in London, England

clink

2 noun
     
clink2 [singular]
1C the short ringing sound made by metal or glass objects hitting each other:
the clink of glasses
2 old-fashioned informal prison
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