untwinkling

twinkling

[twing-kling]
noun
1.
an act of shining with intermittent gleams of light.
2.
the time required for a wink; an instant.
3.
Archaic. winking; a wink.

Origin:
1250–1300; Middle English; see twinkle, -ing1

untwinkling, adjective
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twinkling or twink (ˈtwɪŋklɪŋ, twɪŋk)
 
n
Also called: twinkling of an eye a very short time; instant; moment
 
twink or twink
 
n

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twinkle
O.E. twinclian, frequentative of twincan "to wink, blink;" related to M.H.G. zwinken, Ger. zwinkern, and probably somehow imitative. The noun is recorded from 1548. Phrase in the twinkling of an eye is attested from c.1300.
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