Origin of rink
Related Words for rinksquare, stadium, park, gymnasium, field, ring, stage, gym, rink, arena, band, round, amphitheater, court, track, terrain, course, range, green, turf
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Contemporary Examples of rink
There was a family named Adams in Saskatoon, and they had a rink with boards, between their house and the barn.
We went out on the rink in the yard and pushed around on one foot.
“Walking into the rink today I thought, ‘Wow, this is what I used to do every day,’” Kwan tells me on the phone.Figure Skater Michelle Kwan Chases Gold in Rhode Island’s Gubernatorial Race
April 17, 2014
The rink cost $98.5 million, making it more than one and a half times more expensive than other Olympic equivalents.Putin's Criminal Olympics
January 27, 2014
Tens of millions of others watch their sports heroes wrangle on court, field, rink and racetrack.Whatever Happened to Great Holiday Films?
December 1, 2013
Historical Examples of rink
He bought the rink and the ground beneath it and some more alongside.'Charge It'
I am afraid I can't get a rink built for you in a day, but I'll see what we can do.
We might go down to the rink father had made on purpose for Horatia.
All were on their feet looking towards the back of the rink.Watch Yourself Go By
Al. G. Field
The Eskimo hero is conveyed to his wife on a salmon's tail (Rink, p. 145).The Science of Fairy Tales
Edwin Sidney Hartland
Word Origin for rink
late 14c., Scottish dialect, probably from Old French renc, reng "row, line," from Frankish and ultimately connected with ring (n.1). Probably confused in meaning with ring (n.1) in sense of "area marked out for a sporting contest." From 1787 in curling; ice hockey sense first attested 1896.