verb (used with object), win·kled, win·kling.
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The Cult of Pappy van Winkle By Elton Felton There are lines around the block and long waiting lists.Eight Must-read Stories About Nicaragua, School Shooters and the New Republic|The Daily Beast|December 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It seems like everyone wants to own Pappy Van Winkle whiskey…but is it worth it?
Though, at their best, the Van Winkle whiskies are excellent, Pappy is not uniquely great.
But if parents know that their baby is a veritable Rip Van Winkle, date night becomes less of a bank breaker.The Colorado Shooting: Why Mothers Take Babies to Movies|Kevin Fallon|July 25, 2012|DAILY BEAST
His sudden disappearance in 1974 has all the fairy-tale quality of a modern-day Rip Van Winkle.Lord Lucan’s Whereabouts: The Tabloid Rebirth of a Decades-Old Crime|William Coles|February 25, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Mrs. Nathaniel Winkle, who married the son of the old man at Birmingham?
The little gentleman turned pale, and making a strong effort to appear composed, stood up, as Mr. Winkle entered the room.
“Mr. Pickwick, I thank you most heartily for all your kindness to my son,” said old Mr. Winkle, in a bluff straightforward way.
Sometimes Celia wonders what she will say if she finds that Mrs. Winkle has re-arranged all her furniture for her.
You must read for yourselves the famous story of Rip Van Winkle and the nap he took.