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Clink (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Clink

A place in the Borough of Southwark, formerly privileged from arrests; and inhabited by lawless vagabonds of every denomination, called, from the place of their residence, clinkers. Also a gaol, from the clinking of the prisoners’ chains or fetters: he is gone to clink.

Definition taken from The 1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue, originally by Francis Grose.

Clinch * Clinkers

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