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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pink, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Pinked p. pr. & vb. n. Pinking.]
 1. To pierce with small holes; to cut the edge of, as cloth or paper, in small scallops or angles.
 2. To stab; to pierce as with a sword.
 3. To choose; to cull; to pick out. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pink·ing, n.
 1. The act of piercing or stabbing.
 2. The act or method of decorating fabrics or garments with a pinking iron; also, the style of decoration; scallops made with a pinking iron.
 Pinking iron. (a) An instrument for scalloping the edges of ribbons, flounces, etc. (b) A sword. [Colloq.]