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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Twin·kle v. i. [imp. & p. p. Twinkled p. pr. & vb. n. Twinkling ]
 1. To open and shut the eye rapidly; to blink; to wink.
    The owl fell a moping and twinkling.   --L' Estrange.
 2. To shine with an intermitted or a broken, quavering light; to flash at intervals; to sparkle; to scintillate.
    These stars do not twinkle when viewed through telescopes that have large apertures.   --Sir I. Newton.
    The western sky twinkled with stars.   --Sir W. Scott.