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Pronunciation : Click
Part of Speech : v.
Etymology : [Prob. an onomatopoetic word: cf. OF. cliquier. See Clack, and cf. Clink, Clique.]
Definition : Defn: To make a slight, sharp noise (or a succession of such noises), as by gentle striking; to tick. The varnished clock that clicked behind the door. Goldsmith.

i. [imp. & p. p. Clicked; p. pr. & vb. n. Clicking.]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Click
Part of Speech : v.
Definition : 1. To more with the sound of a click. She clicked back the bolt which held the window sash. Thackeray.

2. To cause to make a clicking noise, as by striking together, or against something. [Jove] clicked all his marble thumbs. Ben Jonson. When merry milkmaids click the latch. Tennyson.

t.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Click
Part of Speech : n.
Definition : 1. A slight sharp noise, such as is made by the cocking of a pistol.

2. A kind of articulation used by the natives of Southern Africa, consisting in a sudden withdrawal of the end or some other portion of the tongue from a part of the mouth with which it is in contact, whereby a sharp, clicking sound is produced. The sounds are four in number, and are called cerebral, palatal, dental, and lateral clicks or clucks, the latter being the noise ordinarily used in urging a horse forward.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Click
Part of Speech : v.
Etymology : [OE. kleken, clichen. Cf. Clutch.]
Definition : Defn: To snatch. [Prov. Eng.] Halliwell.

t.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Click
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [Cf. 4th Click, and OF. clique latch.]
Definition : 1. A detent, pawl, or ratchet, as that which catches the cogs of a ratchet wheel to prevent backward motion. See Illust. of Ratched wheel.

2. The latch of a door. [Prov. Eng.]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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