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I’m in a dimly lit steakhouse with a crowd of fellow diners around me, their voices and the clinks of glassware harmonizing into a convivial hum, no masks to be seen or six feet of social distance observed.We’re all fantasizing about post-covid dining now: “I just want someone to spill a beer on me”|Emily Heil|February 12, 2021|Washington Post
You can clink your wine glass and deliver an impassioned speech about conquering the demons that kept you confined in the closet.
Sannikov and the other opposition candidates are arrested and thrown in the clink, along with thousands of ordinary citizens.The Belarus Free Theatre’s Badass Dissident Artists Get the HBO Treatment|Katie Baker|July 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The penalty was what Kozlovsky alluded to without knowledge of its origin: 15 days in the clink, plus a fine.Putin’s Police Arrest Pussy Riot Again In Court Crackdown|Michael Weiss|February 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
All day long the place rings with the clink of hammers and the clang of metal bars.Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True Detective’ Reference That’s the Key to the Show|Robert W. Chambers|February 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Try to remember that name as you curse him out on your way to the clink.Fidel Castro Hates Monopoly & 12 More Reasons to Love It|Caroline Linton|February 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The clink of the stone-masons' chisels had resounded year after year from morning till night.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
When a man's in clink, his nag gets nothing but mild exercise till his rightful rider gets out.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
Fragment, apparently from a columnar mass, of a stone intermediate between clink-stone and compact felspar.
The north of Blue-Mud Bay has furnished also specimens of ancient sandstone; with columnar rocks, probably of clink-stone.
I have now sent three letters to the tenant, one Clink, by teamsters, and he has never replied.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton