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clink·er1 / ˈklingkər/ • n. the stony residue from burned coal or from a furnace. ∎  (also clinker brick) a brick with a vitrified surface. clink·er2 • n. inf. something that is unsatisfactory, of poor quality, or a failure. ∎  a wrong musical note.

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clinker 2 applied to boats of which the planks are overlapped and secured with clinched nails. XVI. f. klink, var. of CLINCH + -ER 1; prob. infl. by LG., Du. klinken rivet. Clincher-built has varied with clinker-built from XVIII.

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clinker 1 very hard kind of brick XVII; mass of slag or lava XVIII. Earlier klincard, clincart — early modDu. klinckaerd (now klinker), f. klinken CLINK 1; so called because the brick rings when struck.

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