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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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It found that on average 17% of The Clink programme participants re-offended compared to 29% of offenders who didn't participate in the programme.
Those participating will drink in Moo Bar, Clink Bar and Duke, before heading to TJs, The Undergraduate and Kelseys, before arriving at Neon.
The Clink has also been credited with helping to slash reoffending rates.
The cook, who has sons aged 22 and 20 and a 13-year-old daughter, wants a strong emphasis on rehabilitation in jails and believes without The Clink he would still be stuck in his old lifestyle.
It is the second restaurant to be opened by The Clink charity after HMP High Down in Surrey.
Clink will take a small fee for processing and importing the wine and will pass savings on to the club.
CORRIE'S scheming Tracy Barlow might be getting taken to the clink but she doesn't seem too worried about it.
AP--Lowenbrau's plans to introduce plastic beer mugs at this year's Oktoberfest has triggered outrage in Munich, with a spokesman for other city breweries saying the clink of glass against glass was the essence of the beer festival.
The local branches joined 127 stores nationwide in the launch with the first clink in the collecting can made by joint managing director, Bob Stott.
Living a privileged life on the island of Java, the Clink family enjoyed the beauty and ease of their surroundings.
Into the bathroom he shuffles in slippers - clink, clank the ice cubes fall.