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tonk

(tɒŋk)
vb
informal to strike with a heavy blow
[C20: of imitative origin]

tonk

(tɒŋk)
n
slang Austral an effete or effeminate man
[C20: origin unknown]
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In the small blind, William Tonking raised to $3.7 million with a pocket pair of queens, forcing van Hoof to fold.
With his overpair, Tonking bet another $3.5 million, soliciting another call from Newhouse.
Judge Simon Tonking said Streater carried out the scam between 2008 and 2013, while he was treasurer of the club and had responsibility for its finances.
Lord Justice Jackson, sitting on appeal with Judge Tonking, said it was an "utterly disgraceful offence".
Judge Simon Tonking told 27-year-old Rebbeca Meakin, the mother of a five-year-old son, that she set up a company which appeared to be a legitimate business.
Judge Tonking said a book found in one of Meakin's tow trucks showed that over a two-week period the company had an income of pounds 12,285.
RONNIE MOORE reckons someone is in for a "tonking" when his Tranmere side finally click into gear.
Judge Simon Tonking, who sits at Stafford Crown Court, was appointed to the position by the local authority following the guidelines of the Lord Chief Justice, Lord Phillips, who said that the continuing relationship and involvement of the borough's senior resident judge in civic affairs "have been found to be valuable and are generally enjoyed and appreciated by both sides".