Definition of Spink

1. n. The chaffinch.



Definition of Spink

1. Noun. (obsolete dialectal) chaffinch ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Spink

1. a finch [n -S] - See also: finch

Medical Definition of Spink

1. The chaffinch. Origin: Cf. Dial. Sw. Spink a kind of small bird, Gr, and E. Finch. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spink

spinfoams
sping
spings
spinier
spiniest
spinifex
spinifexes
spiniform
spinifugal
spinigerous
spinii-spirulate
spininess
spininesses
spinipetal
spink (current term)
spinks
spinless
spinlike
spinmaster
spinmasters
spinmeister
spinmeisters
spinnability
spinnable
spinnaker
spinnakers
spinner dolphin

Literary usage of Spink

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1. A Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best Poets by William Cullen Bryant (1874)
"There as the mother sits all day, Robert is singing with all his might : Bob-o'-link, bob-o'-link, spink, spank, spink ; Nice good wife, that never goes out ..."

2. Dwight's Journal of Music: A Paper of Art and Literature by John Sullivan Dwight (1856)
"Bob-o'-link, bob-o'-link, spink, spank, spink; This new life is likely to bo Hard for a gay young fellow like me. The poet thus certainly attained, ..."

3. Cyclopedia of American Literature: Embracing Personal and Critical Notices by Evert Augustus Duyckinck, George Long Duyckinck (1856)
"spink, spank, spink; Never was I afraid of man; j Catch me, cowardly knaves, if you can. Chee, chee, chee. Modest and shy as a nun is she: Six white eggs on ..."

4. Cyclopedia of American Literature: Embracing Personal and Critical Notices by Evert Augustus Duyckinck, George Long Duyckinck (1856)
"spink, spank, spink; Never was I afraid of man; Catch me, cowardly knaves, if you can. Chee, chee, chee. Six white eggs on a bed of hay, Flecked with purple ..."

5. The Chief American Poets: Selected Poems by Bryant, Poe, Emerson, Longfellow by Curtis Hidden Page (1905)
"Bob-o'-link, bob-o'-link, spink, spank, spink; Modest and shy as a nun is she; ... spink, spank, spink; This new life is likely to be Hard for ..."

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