I know perfectly well that you and linker, and I expect half the fishermen in the village, are going to do exactly what I've said.
And your friend linker could do with a consignment of French silk, duty free.
The interview with linker dragged itself to an end at last and the man bowed himself out of the room.
Mr. linker presented himself—the phrase is a most unpleasant one.
Jimmy, after looking hard at linker's totally expressionless face, turned away and whistled softly.
But he was aware of linker's political importance and was most unwilling to offend him.
linker was a disagreeable little man with a pallid face, almost colourless shifty eyes and damp hands.
"In every way," said linker, nervously but with the needed emphasis.
It was Hinton and linker who got us into this trouble, and I'll never agree to their being rewarded for it.
"Not necessarily to be present at the pageant," said linker apologetically.
early 15c., "one of a series of rings or loops which form a chain; section of a cord," probably from Old Norse *hlenkr or a similar Scandinavian source (cf. Old Norse hlekkr "link," Old Swedish lænker "chain, link," Norwegian lenke, Danish lænke), from Proto-Germanic *khlink- (cf. German lenken "to bend, turn, lead," gelenk "articulation, joint, link," Old English hlencan (plural) "armor"), from PIE root *kleng- "to bend, turn." Missing link between man and apes dates to 1880.
"torch," 1520s, of uncertain origin, possibly from Medieval Latin linchinus, from lichinus "wick," from Greek lykhnos "portable light, lamp."
"bind, fasten, to couple," late 14c., believed to be from link (n.), though it is attested earlier. Related: Linked; linking.
linker link·er (lĭng'kər)
A fragment of synthetic DNA containing a restriction site that may be used for splicing of genes.