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crink

noun \ˈkriŋk\

Definition of crink

plural

-s

dialectal, England

  1. :  bend, twist

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Origin and Etymology of crink

Low German krink circle, ring; akin to Middle High German krinc circle, ring — more at cringe


First Known Use: 1567


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crink

transitive verb \"\

Definition of crink

-ed/-ing/-s

dialectal, England

  1. :  bend, twist, wrench

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1821

First Known Use of crink

1821


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crink

intransitive verb \"\

Definition of crink

-ed/-ing/-s

  1. :  to make or emit a thin abrupt metallic or crackling sound cicadas crinking in the heat

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Origin and Etymology of crink

imitative


First Known Use: 1781


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