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clink

n. jail. We’ll throw you in the clink if you don’t talk.
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When Lady Russell not long afterwards, was entering Bath on a wet afternoon, and driving through the long course of streets from the Old Bridge to Camden Place, amidst the dash of other carriages, the heavy rumble of carts and drays, the bawling of newspapermen, muffin-men and milkmen, and the ceaseless clink of pattens, she made no complaint.
The band again struck up, the count and countess kissed, and the guests, leaving their seats, went up to "congratulate" the countess, and reached across the table to clink glasses with the count, with the children, and with one another.
Then came the sharp clink of clashing steel, and a roar like that of an angry lion--"Notre Dame Du Guesclin
They walked erect and slow, balancing small baskets full of earth on their heads, and the clink kept time with their footsteps.
The sensational clink of these fetters is heard all through the chapters describing his escape-- a subject of wonder to two continents.
A faint clink of his fetters made the woman turn her head.