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wink sb. (2 transferred from the sense ‘brief space of time’, cf. Wint. V. ii. 124)
1. closing of the eyes; only in phr. referring to death Tp. II. i. 293 [285] “[put] To the perpetual ,” Wint. I. ii. 317 “To give mine enemy a lasting wink.”
2. very small distance Tp. II. i. 250 [242] “Ambition cannot pierce a wink beyond.”
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