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the clink

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.
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There is no order more noisily given or taken up with lustier shouts on board a homeward-bound merchant ship than the command, "Man the windlass!" The rush of expectant men out of the forecastle, the snatching of hand-spikes, the tramp of feet, the clink of the pawls, make a stirring accompaniment to a plaintive up-anchor song with a roaring chorus; and this burst of noisy activity from a whole ship's crew seems like a voiceful awakening of the ship herself, till then, in the picturesque phrase of Dutch seamen, "lying asleep upon her iron."
Keynote speakers Lynne Regent, chief executive officer of the Anaphylaxis Campaign, and Chris Moore, chief executive of The Clink Charity, will highlight how their organisations have helped society through the work they do with food.
The Clink Charity aims to reduce reoffending rates of exoffenders by training prisoners and placing them into employment in the hospitality industry on release.
The Clink Cafe is here to challenge those preconceptions - along with attitudes to offenders and their rehabilitation.
The Clink, in HMP Brixton, serves food to paying members of the public as a way to help inmates learn a trade while inside.
It was standing room only, the clink of early-morning bottle tops setting the tone for the day.
The clink of a spoon on the lip of a cup the muddy surface rolls fertile
The Clink was named number one on reviews website TripAdvisor out of 946 restaurants in Cardiff.
SECRETS FROM THE CLINK (9pm ITV) THE day before a new series of Who Do You Think You Are?
Inmates at HMP Cardiff, which a month ago opened a posh diner to the public called The Clink Cymru, claim their health is suffering.
The Clink Cymru, at Cardiff Prison, is the brainchild of award-winning chef Alberto Crisci, who has worked at Marco Pierre White's Mirabelle Restaurant in Mayfair, London.
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In the fortnight before getting stuck in the clink, we were inundated with photos of her in conservative clothes, praying and holding her Bible while wearing her very best solemn gaze.