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The penis, especially that of a boy rather than that of a man
Any one of various marine spiral gastropods, especially, in the United States, either of two species of Fulgar (F. canaliculata and F. carica)
Any one of various marine spiral gastropods, esp
remove or displace from a position
{i} small edible sea snail with a spiral shell, periwinkle
canaliculata, and F
gleam or glow intermittently; "The lights were flashing"
Winkles are small sea snails that can be eaten. = periwinkle. a small sea animal that lives in a shell and is eaten as food (PERIWINKLE 2)
edible marine gastropod
Any periwinkle
{f} force out, dig out (British)
emit or reflect light in a flickering manner; "Does a constellation twinkle more brightly than a single star?"
in the United States, either of two species of Fulgar F
small edible marine snail; steamed in wine or baked
winkle out
to acquire something or someone with difficulty
a style of boot with a severely pointed toe fashionable in the 1950s
winkle out
force from a place or position; "The committee winkled out the unqualified candidates
winkle out
If you winkle someone out of a place where they are hiding or which they do not want to leave, you make them leave it. He somehow managed to winkle Picard out of his room Political pressure finally winkled him out and on to a plane bound for Berlin It will not be easy to winkle out the old guard and train younger replacements
winkle out
If you winkle information out of someone, you get it from them when they do not want to give it to you, often by tricking them. The security services will pretty well go to any lengths to winkle out information The detective was trying to winkle information out of her. = worm out
A winkle
Rip van Winkle
the main character in a story by Washington Irving, who sleeps for 20 years and finds that the world has changed a lot when he wakes up. Rip Van winkle. Rip Van Winkle
family name; Henry Winkler (born 1945), USA actor and director who played "The Fonz" on the television series "Happy Days
rip van winkle
a person who sleeps a lot a person oblivious to social changes
plural of winkle