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  9  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Pink  \Pink\,  n.  [D.  pink.]  (Naut.) 
  A  vessel  with  a  very  narrow  stern;  --  called  also  {pinky}. 
  --Sir  W.  Scott. 
 
  {Pink  stern}  (Naut.),  a  narrow  stern. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Pink  \Pink\,  v.  i.  [D.  pinken,  pinkoogen  to  blink,  twinkle  with 
  the  eyes.] 
  To  wink;  to  blink.  [Obs.]  --L'Estrange. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Pink  \Pink\,  a. 
  Half-shut;  winking.  [Obs.]  --Shak. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Pink  \Pink\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Pinked};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Pinking}.]  [OE.  pinken  to  prick,  probably  a  nasalized  form 
  of  pick.] 
  1.  To  pierce  with  small  holes;  to  cut  the  edge  of  as  cloth 
  or  paper,  in  small  scallops  or  angles. 
 
  2.  To  stab;  to  pierce  as  with  a  sword.  --Addison. 
 
  3.  To  choose  to  cull;  to  pick  out  [Obs.]  --Herbert. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Pink  \Pink\,  n. 
  A  stab.  --Grose. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Pink  \Pink\,  n.  [Perh.  akin  to  pick  as  if  the  edges  of  the 
  petals  were  picked  out  Cf  {Pink},  v.  t.] 
  1.  (Bot.)  A  name  given  to  several  plants  of  the 
  caryophyllaceous  genus  {Dianthus},  and  to  their  flowers, 
  which  are  sometimes  very  fragrant  and  often  double  in 
  cultivated  varieties.  The  species  are  mostly  perennial 
  herbs,  with  opposite  linear  leaves,  and  handsome 
  five-petaled  flowers  with  a  tubular  calyx. 
 
  2.  A  color  resulting  from  the  combination  of  a  pure  vivid  red 
  with  more  or  less  white;  --  so  called  from  the  common 
  color  of  the  flower.  --Dryden. 
 
  3.  Anything  supremely  excellent;  the  embodiment  or  perfection 
  of  something  ``The  very  pink  of  courtesy.''  --Shak. 
 
  4.  (Zo["o]l.)  The  European  minnow;  --  so  called  from  the 
  color  of  its  abdomen  in  summer.  [Prov.  Eng.] 
 
  {Bunch  pink}  is  {Dianthus  barbatus}. 
 
  {China},  or  {Indian},  {pink}.  See  under  {China}. 
 
  {Clove  pink}  is  {Dianthus  Caryophyllus},  the  stock  from  which 
  carnations  are  derived. 
 
  {Garden  pink}.  See  {Pheasant's  eye}. 
 
  {Meadow  pink}  is  applied  to  {Dianthus  deltoides};  also  to 
  the  ragged  robin. 
 
  {Maiden  pink},  {Dianthus  deltoides}. 
 
  {Moss  pink}.  See  under  {Moss}. 
 
  {Pink  needle},  the  pin  grass;  --  so  called  from  the  long, 
  tapering  points  of  the  carpels.  See  {Alfilaria}. 
 
  {Sea  pink}.  See  {Thrift}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Pink  \Pink\,  a. 
  Resembling  the  garden  pink  in  color;  of  the  color  called  pink 
  (see  6th  {Pink},  2);  as  a  pink  dress;  pink  ribbons. 
 
  {Pink  eye}  (Med.),  a  popular  name  for  an  epidemic  variety  of 
  ophthalmia,  associated  with  early  and  marked  redness  of 
  the  eyeball. 
 
  {Pink  salt}  (Chem.  &  Dyeing),  the  double  chlorides  of 
  (stannic)  tin  and  ammonium,  formerly  much  used  as  a 
  mordant  for  madder  and  cochineal. 
 
  {Pink  saucer},  a  small  saucer,  the  inner  surface  of  which  is 
  covered  with  a  pink  pigment. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  pink 
  adj  :  similar  to  the  natural  color  of  pinks  [syn:  {pinkish}] 
  n  1:  a  light  shade  of  red 
  2:  any  of  various  flowers  of  plants  of  the  genus  Dianthus 
  cultivated  for  their  fragrant  flowers  [syn:  {garden  pink}] 
  v  1:  make  light,  repeated  taps  on  a  surface  [syn:  {tap},  {rap},  {knock}] 
  2:  cut  in  a  zig-zag  pattern  with  pinking  shears,  in  sewing 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Pink,  OK  (town,  FIPS  59150) 
  Location:  35.23208  N,  97.10677  W 
  Population  (1990):  1020  (377  housing  units) 
  Area:  67.3  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 




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