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Frink

/frɪŋk/
noun
1.
Dame Elisabeth. 1930–93, British sculptor
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  • frink paused long enough to shut the side of the hill and conceal the ship, and then followed the doctor.

  • Yes,” said he, “I see the top of his head His name is frink.

    Stuyvesant Jacob Abbott
  • His son James was up-stairs battling with the fire, and Mr. frink was on the roof.

  • He perceived that frink could gnaw through anywhere, easily, in an hour.

    Stuyvesant Jacob Abbott
  • frink seemed at first greatly astonished to find himself in a parlor.

    Stuyvesant Jacob Abbott
  • He then took frink out of his pocket and slipped him into the door.

    Stuyvesant Jacob Abbott
  • They opened the shop-door very carefully to keep frink from getting out.

    Stuyvesant Jacob Abbott
  • They stared at frink's half-revealed hands and found them lying still.

    Babbitt Sinclair Lewis
  • Phonny examined the water very attentively, to see whether frink had been drinking any of it.

    Stuyvesant Jacob Abbott
frink in Technology

/frink/ The unknown ur-verb, fill in your own meaning. Found especially on the Usenet newsgroup news:alt.fan.lemurs, where it is said that the lemurs know what "frink" means, but they aren't telling.
Compare gorets.
[Jargon File]
(1994-12-16)
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