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

  Blink \Blink\ (bl[i^][ng]k), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Blinked
     (bl[i^][ng]kt); p. pr. & vb. n. Blinking.] [OE. blenken;
     akin to dan. blinke, Sw. blinka, G. blinken to shine, glance,
     wink, twinkle, D. blinken to shine; and prob. to D. blikken
     to glance, twinkle, G. blicken to look, glance, AS.
     bl[imac]can to shine, E. bleak. [root]98. See Bleak; cf.
     1st Blench.]
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     1. To wink; to twinkle with, or as with, the eye.
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              One eye was blinking, and one leg was lame. --Pope
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     2. To see with the eyes half shut, or indistinctly and with
        frequent winking, as a person with weak eyes.
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              Show me thy chink, to blink through with mine eyne.
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     3. To shine, esp. with intermittent light; to twinkle; to
        flicker; to glimmer, as a lamp.
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              The dew was falling fast, the stars began to blink.
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              The sun blinked fair on pool and stream . --Sir W.
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     4. To turn slightly sour, as beer, mild, etc.
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