Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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GINK, n.1 A playful trick, a prank. [gɪŋk] Bnff. 1866  Gregor D. Bnff. 62:
The laddie's ass fou o' ginks as an egg's fou o' meht.

[Voiced variant of Eng. kink, a dodge, an odd notion.]

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