Wink

Wink

, n. 1. The act of closing, or closing and opening, the eyelids quickly; hence, the time necessary for such an act; a moment.
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I have not slept one wink.
Shak.
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I could eclipse and cloud them with a wink.
Donne.
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2. A hint given by shutting the eye with a significant cast. Sir. P. Sidney.
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The stockjobber thus from Change Alley goes down,
And tips you, the freeman, a wink.
Swift.
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