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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of tink.


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  • They actually stayed around and let me re-nock another, but the arrow "tinked" on the inner part of the rest and they wandered away.

    How's Your Season Going?

  • Curling into a ball to protect himself as debris tinked and clunked to the ground beside him, Gillespie folded his arms over his head.

    Etched in Bone

  • The raindrops tinked against the ginning blades of the window fan while Sister Uberta diagrammed a compound sentence on the blackboard.

    The Convict and Other Stories

  • The bottles clinked and tinked musically, a soothing sound.

    Black Dust Mambo

  • Mine got tinked today, all that I had done on Clue 3.


  • Last night, I started on chart C where I should have been starting chart A again, did not discover it until I reached the middle about 100 stitches in, I'd estimate, patiently tinked back to the beginning of the row... only to discover that the first line of C and that of A are IDENTICAL up until about 8 stitches before the center point.

    Archive 2009-09-01

  • When she got to the first color change, she knitted to the end of the row, tinked out enough stitches to spit spice, measured the length of the end, and then spit-spliced the old color with the new color.

    Socks and Stoles - And She Knits Too!

  • Tranquilina remembered how the trees wreathed the clearing, casting shadows on the tarp, and by evening the lanterns flared their golden lights and tinked against the steel poles in the warm evening breeze.

    Their Dogs Came With Them

  • Lizbeth tinked her iced tea glass with a fingernail.


  • Even the second sock got tinked back a few rows here and there.

    Archive 2007-09-01


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