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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Pink \Pink\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Pinked; p. pr. & vb. n. Pinking.] [OE. pinken to prick, probably a nasalized form of pick.] 1. To pierce with small holes; to cut the edge of, as cloth or paper, in small scallops or angles. [1913 Webster] 2. To stab; to pierce as with a sword. --Addison. [1913 Webster] 3. To choose; to cull; to pick out. [Obs.] --Herbert. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Pinking \Pink"ing\, n. 1. The act of piercing or stabbing. [1913 Webster] 2. The act or method of decorating fabrics or garments with a pinking iron; also, the style of decoration; scallops made with a pinking iron. [1913 Webster] Pinking iron. (a) An instrument for scalloping the edges of ribbons, flounces, etc. (b) A sword. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]