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clink

n. jail. We’ll throw you in the clink if you don’t talk.
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The Clink, in HMP Brixton, serves food to paying members of the public as a way to help inmates learn a trade while inside.
30pm to hear guest speaker Patrice Lawrence, development officer for families with Clinks, who will talk about the Care Act.
Kids join in on the singing in various tracks that encompass a musical smorgasbord ranging from guitars, ukelele, trombone and piano to percussive clinks, clanks, and violin thunks.
It clinks like two champagne glasses during a toast.
For as the gentle current shuttled the bowls across the center of the pool and back around either side, the gallery was filled with noise--a music of crashes, clinks, soft rings, and percussive clangs amplified by subaquatic microphones.
Although the dialogue often sounds like a docent lecture (Vienna suffered a cake shortage during the war, we're informed), and sometimes just outright clinks (``Last week you said you loved me,'' an outgrown suitor whines; ``That was last week