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

 win·kle /ˈwɪŋkəl/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Win·kle n.  Zool. (a) Any periwinkle.  --Holland. (b) Any one of various marine spiral gastropods, esp., in the United States, either of two species of Fulgar (Fulgar canaliculata, and Fulgar carica).
 Note:These are large mollusks which often destroy large numbers of oysters by drilling their shells and sucking their blood.
 Sting winkle, a European spinose marine shell (Murex erinaceus).  See Illust. of Murex.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: small edible marine snail; steamed in wine or baked [syn: periwinkle]
      2: edible marine gastropod [syn: periwinkle]
      v 1: emit or reflect light in a flickering manner; "Does a
           constellation twinkle more brightly than a single star?"
           [syn: twinkle, scintillate]
      2: gleam or glow intermittently; "The lights were flashing"
         [syn: flash, blink, wink, twinkle]
      3: remove or displace from a position [syn: winkle out]