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clinking


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  And  let  me  the  canakin  clink.  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  clinking 
  adj  :  like  the  light  sharp  ringing  sound  of  glasses  being  tapped 




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