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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - 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); A short light metallic sound.

Usage examples (36)
  • Or, So let the cannikin clink clink … let the cannikin clink!
  • The coins clink thickly in the bottom of the charitable chapeau.
  • Dr. Talos was holding out his tall hat to the audience, and I heard several coins clink into it.
  • I followed him and heard a sword clink under the cloak, and so felt sure it was the man we have been looking for. for more
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  • They planned to "clink" (make a light ringing sound) their champagne glasses on the day the "clinic" (low-cost medical center) finally opened.
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