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late 14c. (v.); c.1600 (n.), echoic.

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  • I tink a lady of a certain rank has always good principes enough, to be sure, and as to the rest qu'importe?

  • Peter gave Wendy a hand at first, but had to desist, tink was so indignant.

    Peter and Wendy James Matthew Barrie
  • Which is tink Tuttle's cue to open up on the266 story of his life.

    Torchy Sewell Ford
  • tink's reply rang out: 'Peter wants you to shoot the Wendy.'

    Peter and Wendy James Matthew Barrie
  • "tink of dat horrid old woman wanting to steal our own little oppsie, woppsie, toppsie babykins," he said.

    Baby Mine Margaret Mayo
  • This almost makes one wish that the gulch or the cake or tink's leaf had won.

    Peter and Wendy James Matthew Barrie
  • I'll tink de whole river not laugh so ver' bad if you pay dose young girl one hunder dollare for save you so kind.'

    Old Man Savarin and Other Stories Edward William Thomson
  • “I no tink we lose our dinner, though,” said Nub, as he got to the bottom.

    The South Sea Whaler W.H.G. Kingston
  • No, me not like you, massa; me tink nobody like me,—nobody feel such a heart as me.

    The Annals of the Poor Legh Richmond
  • But I tink he want zee girl to lose herself dat he may find her.

    A Mating in the Wilds Ottwell Binns

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