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Clink,

district in Southwark, a Greater London borough, England. The Clink prison was used from the 13th cent. as a detention place for heretics. Its name is now a slang term for a prison or jail.

clink

1. A short pointed steel bar; used, by striking with a sledgehammer, to break up pavement or road surfaces.
2. One of many small cracks in steel due to differential expansion in heating.
3. A sealed edge between adjacent sheets of flexible-metal roofing material.

clink

Brit a pointed steel tool used for breaking up the surface of a road before it is repaired
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Clink Cellar Bar has replaced former town favourite Saint Bar.
Customers said the "friendly and informative staff " at 96-seat The Clink put other waiters to shame.
The Clink, which also beat 946 Cardiff venues to be named the city's top spot, has cut re-offending by prisoners who worked there to 12.
As well as the rave reviews, The Clink, which opened in September 2012, has also been credited with helping slash rates of reoffending.
The Overhoeks neighborhood has a strong focus on culture and the arts, which resonated with Clink and their unique approach to hosteling.
The Clink was named number one on reviews website TripAdvisor out of 946 restaurants in Cardiff.
Sex offenders are banned from working at The Clink Cymru.
The panel of experts and wine buyers was impressive and included some of the top buyers in the UK, including: Andrew Shaw of Waitrose, Justin Howard-Sneyd of Laithwaites, Joan Torrents of Mitchells & Butlers, Catherine Monahan of Clink wines, Robin Davis of Swig, Ben Stephenson of Hanging Ditch and Kevin Shaw of Stranger & Stranger Design.
The parties were at my house for three hours and they were definitely not supplied with clink (a cheap alcoholic spirit) - I do not deal in it," stated the landlord.
A distinct "clink, clink, clink" accompanied his every move, the three medals hanging from his neck ringing out in time.
The Clink Buying Club, part of London-based distributor Clink Wines, is free for users to register and aims to save them i5%-2s% on their normal costs.
She was also the writer of the 2009 Long Shot Film Festival entry Clink Clink.