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blink

(blink),
To close and open the eyelids rapidly; an involuntary act by which the tears are spread over the conjunctiva, keeping it moist.
Synonym(s): wink

wink

(wingk)
To close and open the eyes rapidly; an involuntary act by which the tears are spread over the conjunctiva, keeping it moist.
[A.S. wincian]

wink

(wingk)
The brief, voluntary closure of one eye.

wink 

The rapid, voluntary closure and opening of one eye. See blink.
References in classic literature ?
Tom had leaped at the sound, like a horse at the spur, but Silver had not winked an eye.
For, although he queen had ordered a little equipage of all things necessary for me, while I was in her service, yet my ideas were wholly taken up with what I saw on every side of me, and I winked at my own littleness, as people do at their own faults.
Last came the screw guns, and Billy the mule carried himself as though he commanded all the troops, and his harness was oiled and polished till it winked.
The mice sat on their door- steps cracking cherry-stones, they winked at Peter Rabbit and little Benjamin Bunny.
For Little John winked his shrewd eye and said softly to himself: "By my faith, I shall be the worst servant to him that ever yet had he
I winked once or twice to make sure that I was not dreaming.
Ye`ll excoose me, I know, for a-chaffin' of ye, but the old woman her winked at me, which was as much as telling me to go on.