Show Search Results Show Browse

A Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue (up to 1700)

Hide Quotations Hide Etymology

Abbreviations Cite this entry

About this entry:
First published 1937 (DOST Vol. I).
This entry has not been updated since then but may contain minor corrections and revisions.

Clinkand, a. [F. clinquant (whence e.m.E. clinquant, 1591), clinkant, assimilated to Clink v.] a. Of gold: In the form of spangles. b. Ornamented with this; tinselled. 1582 Treas. Acc. MS. 50.
Pasmentis of gold clinkand price of the vnce, iiij li. v s.
1589 Ib. 157 b.
Sevne elnis of clinkand pasmentis
1593 Edinb. Test. XXV. 192 b.
Ane dossone sad gray clynkand ribbaneis

You may wish to vary the format shown below depending on the citation style used.

"Clinkand adj.". Dictionary of the Scots Language. 2004. Scottish Language Dictionaries Ltd. Accessed 23 May 2024 <>



Hide Advanced Search

Browse DOST: