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Meaning of JINK

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Jink\, v. i. [Cf. {Jig}, v. i.]
1. To move quickly, esp. with a sudden turn; hence, to dodge;
   to escape by a quick turn; -- obs. or dial., except as a
   hunting term in pig-sticking.

2. (Card Playing) In the games of spoilfive and forty-five,
   to win the game by taking all five tricks; also, to play
   to win all five tricks, losing what has been already won
   if unsuccessful.

 

 

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