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late 14c. (v.); c.1600 (n.), echoic.

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Examples from the Web for tink

Historical Examples

  • I no tink it much of a countree, no havee muchee--how you call--Commerce.

    Punchinello, Vol. 1, No. 17, July 23, 1870


  • Tink, saar, ob David a-cuttin' off Goliah's head wid a pen, saar!

  • Tink, tink, a - tink - a - tink, tink - a - tink - a - dido!

  • "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.