hink

noun
plural -s

Definition of hink

obsolete

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History and Etymology for hink

probably of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse hinkr hesitation, from hinka to limp, from Middle Low German hinken; akin to Old English hincian to limp, Old High German hinkan to limp, Old Norse skakkr crooked, askew

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“Hink.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hink. Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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