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links

[ lingks ]
/ lɪŋks /
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noun (used with a plural verb)
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Origin of links

before 1100; Middle English lynkys slopes, Old English hlincas, plural of hlinc rising ground, equivalent to hlin(ian) to lean1, bend (akin to Greek klī́nein to cause to slope) + -k suffix

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH links

links , lynx
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How to use links in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for links

links
/ (lɪŋks) /

pl n
  1. short for golf links
  2. (as modifier)a links course
mainly Scot undulating sandy ground near the shore

Word Origin for links

Old English hlincas plural of hlinc ridge
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