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slang Jail. "Clink" was the name of a famous prison in London. Why do you insist on breaking the law when you know getting caught means they'll throw you in the clink?
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clink

n. jail. We’ll throw you in the clink if you don’t talk.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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