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TWIN'KLING, noun A sparkling; a shining with intermitted light; as the twinkling of the stars.

1. A motion of the eye.

2. A moment; an instant; the time of a wink.

In a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trump--the dead shall be raised incorruptible. 1 Corinthians 15:52.

TWIN'KLING, participle present tense Sparkling.