Try to remember that name as you curse him out on your way to the clink.
All day long the place rings with the clink of hammers and the clang of metal bars.
Sannikov and the other opposition candidates are arrested and thrown in the clink, along with thousands of ordinary citizens.
Embellishments were large and cumbersome—so much so that the dresses seemed to clink and clunk as the models walked the runway.
The penalty was what Kozlovsky alluded to without knowledge of its origin: 15 days in the clink, plus a fine.
There was a clink of forks and plates, the gurgle of beer from bottles, the hum of talk, and the smell of many good things to eat.
He heard them even before he had left his bunk—the clink, creak, creak!
Straightway there was silence; tongues ceased to wag, tankards to clink.
We find him living on the Bankside and in the Liberty of the clink at least as early as 1577.
But the patriotism or the despair of these “unruly printers” led to the clink or to Ludgate—to imprisonment or to bankruptcy!
early 14c., echoic (cf. Dutch klinken, Old High German klingan, German klingen). Related: Clinked; clinking. The noun in the sound sense is from c.1400.
"sharp, ringing sound made by collision of sonorous (especially metallic) bodies," c.1400, from clink (v.).
"prison," 1770s, apparently originally (early 16c.) the Clynke on Clink Street in Southwark, on the estate of the bishops of Winchester. To kiss the clink "to be imprisoned" is from 1580s, and the word and the prison name might be cognate derivatives of the sound made by chains or metal locks (see clink (v.)).
A black person; brother (Black)