Twin"kling (?), n.
The act of one who, or of that which, twinkles; a quick movement of the eye; a wink; a twinkle.
A shining with intermitted light; a scintillation; a sparkling; as, the twinkling of the stars.
The time of a wink; a moment; an instant.
In a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trump, . . . the dead shall be raised incorruptible.
1 Cor. xv. 52.
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