Origin: ME twinklen < OE twinclian, freq. of base seen in MHG zwinken, to wink
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verb twin·kled, twin·kling, twin·kles verb, intransitive
Origin: Middle English twinklen
Origin: , from Old English twinclian
Origin: , frequentative of twincan, to blink.
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