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Kink (?), n. [D. kink a bend or turn, or Sw. kink.]


A twist or loop in a rope or thread, caused by a spontaneous doubling or winding upon itself; a close loop or curl; a doubling in a cord.


An unreasonable notion; a crotchet; a whim; a caprice.




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Kink (?), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Kinked (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Kinking.]

To wind into a kink; to knot or twist spontaneously upon itself, as a rope or thread.


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Kink, n. [Cf. Chincough, Kink-haust.]

A fit of coughing; also, a convulsive fit of laughter.



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