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Definition of "spink" [spink]

  • Chaffinch (noun)

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Use "spink" in a sentence
  • "-- I give thee to the devil, said he; thou hast not found here thy little tippling sippers of Paris, that drink no more than the little bird called a spink or chaffinch, and never take in their beakful of liquor till they be bobbed on the tails after the manner of the sparrows."
  • "So that by someone being admonished, in the midst of his draught of a large deep bowl full of excellent claret with these words — Fair and softly, gossip, you suck up as if you were mad — I give thee to the devil, said he; thou hast not found here thy little tippling sippers of Paris, that drink no more than the little bird called a spink or chaffinch, and never take in their beakful of liquor till they be bobbed on the tails after the manner of the sparrows."
  • "And with friends like forcible and spink, all they need to get her home is a strap on and a bus ticket."