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jink


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jink  \Jink\,  v.  i.  [Cf.  {Jig},  v.  i.] 
  1.  To  move  quickly,  esp.  with  a  sudden  turn;  hence  to  dodge; 
  to  escape  by  a  quick  turn;  --  obs.  or  dial.,  except  as  a 
  hunting  term  in  pig-sticking. 
 
  2.  (Card  Playing)  In  the  games  of  spoilfive  and  forty-five, 
  to  win  the  game  by  taking  all  five  tricks;  also  to  play 
  to  win  all  five  tricks,  losing  what  has  been  already  won 
  if  unsuccessful.