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 for clink
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Clink \Clink\ (kl[i^][ng]k), v. i.
     1. To give out a slight, sharp, tinkling sound. "The clinking
        latch." --Tennyson.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. To rhyme. [Humorous]. --Cowper.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Clink \Clink\, n.
     A slight, sharp, tinkling sound, made by the collision of
     sonorous bodies. "Clink and fall of swords." --Shak.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Clink \Clink\ (kl[i^][ng]k), n.
     A prison cell; a lockup; -- probably orig. the name of the
     noted prison in Southwark, England. [Colloq.] "I'm here in
     the clink." --Kipling.
     [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  clink
      n 1: a short light metallic sound [syn: chink, click,
           clink]
      2: 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) [syn:
         jail, jailhouse, gaol, clink, slammer, poky,
         pokey]
      v 1: make a high sound typical of glass; "champagne glasses
           clinked to make a toast"
      2: make or emit a high sound; "tinkling bells" [syn: tinkle,
         tink, clink, chink]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  96 Moby Thesaurus words for "clink":
     alliteration, assonance, blank verse, bump, calaboose, can,
     change ringing, chime, chiming, chink, chokey, clang, clanging,
     clangor, clank, clanking, click, clop, clump, clunk, consonance,
     cooler, coop, crambo, crump, ding, ding-a-ling, dingdong, dinging,
     dingle, dong, donging, double rhyme, dull thud, eye rhyme, flick,
     flump, gong, hoosegow, jangle, jingle, jingle-jangle, jinglejangle,
     jingling, jug, knell, knelling, lockup, near rhyme, pad,
     paronomasia, pat, patter, peal, peal ringing, pealing, pitapat,
     pitter-patter, plump, plunk, pokey, pop, pun, quod, rap, rhyme,
     rhyme royal, rhyme scheme, rhyming dictionary, ring, ring changes,
     ringing, single rhyme, slammer, slant rhyme, sound, sound a knell,
     stir, tail rhyme, tap, thud, thump, tick, ting, ting-a-ling,
     tingle, tingling, tink, tinkle, tinkling, tinnitus, tintinnabulate,
     toll, tolling, tunk, unrhymed poetry
  
  

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