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PINK, noun

1. An eye, or a small eye; but now disused except in composition, as in pink-eyed, pink-eye.

2. A plant and flower of the genus Dianthus, common in our gardens.

3. A color used by painters; from the color of the flower.

4. Any thing supremely excellent.

5. A ship with a very narrow stern.

6. A fish, the minnow.

PINK, verb transitive To work in eyelet-holes; to pierce with small holes.

1. To stab; to pierce.