late 14c. (v.); c.1600 (n.), echoic.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Examples from the Web for tink
I no tink it much of a countree, no havee muchee--how you call--Commerce.
Tink, saar, ob David a-cuttin' off Goliah's head wid a pen, saar!The Universal Reciter
Tink, tink, a - tink - a - tink, tink - a - tink - a - dido!Tom Burke Of "Ours", Volume I (of II)
Charles James Lever
"I tink not; I have no occasions for shame," said the other, calmly.
Dey will not take de scrip at eighty-two, and I tink dey are right.