spink

 a chaffinch. N.

A glossary of provincial and local words used in England. . 1790.

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  • Spink — may refer to: * Chaffinch, a small bird in the finch family * Spink (bird), a fictional species * Spinka (Hasidic dynasty)People* Alfred H. Spink, sportswriter * Bob Spink * Cliff Spink, retired RAF officer * Nigel Spink * Solomon L. Spink ee… …   Wikipedia

  • Spink — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Bob Spink (* 1948), britischer Politiker Ian Spink (1932–2011), britischer Musikwissenschaftler Nigel Spink (* 1958), englischer Fußballspieler Solomon L. Spink (1831–1881), US amerikanischer Politiker Der …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Spink — (sp[i^][ng]k), n. [Cf. dial. Sw. spink a kind of small bird, Gr. spi ggos, and E. finch.] (Zo[ o]l.) The chaffinch. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Spink — Spink, so v.w. Bienenfresser …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Spink — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Nigel Spink Comté de Spink Spink, une maison d enchères britannique créée en 1666 par John Spink. Voir aussi Spinks  …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Spink — This most unusual and interesting name is of Anglo Saxon origin, and derives from a nickname given in the first instance to someone thought to resemble a finch in some way, perhaps with reference to its brightly coloured plumage or sweet singing… …   Surnames reference

  • spink — the frothy white toothpaste substance which is transfered from your mouth to the sink. It can also be the reminense of toothpaste which at times you see on peoples faces or clothing. Spink can often be found on the tops of faucets as well. My… …   Dictionary of american slang

  • spink — gold·spink; spink; …   English syllables

  • Spink — Sp Spinkas Ap Spink L JAV apyg. (P. Dakota) …   Pasaulio vietovardžiai. Internetinė duomenų bazė

  • spink — ˈspiŋk noun ( s) Etymology: Middle English spynke, perhaps of Scandinavian origin; akin to Swedish spink small bird, sparrow more at finch dialect Britain : chaffinch …   Useful english dictionary

  • spink — North Country (Newcastle) Words a spark of fire or light. Identical with spunk …   English dialects glossary


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