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tinker  


      n  
1    (esp. formerly) a travelling mender of pots and pans  
2    a clumsy worker  
3    the act of tinkering  
4      (Scot. and Irish)      another name for a       Gypsy  
5      (Brit)  
informal   a mischievous child  
6    any of several small mackerels that occur off the North American coast of the Atlantic  
      vb  
7    intr; foll by: with   to play, fiddle, or meddle (with machinery, etc.), esp. while undertaking repairs  
8    to mend (pots and pans) as a tinker  
     (C13 tinkere, perhaps from tink tinkle, of imitative origin)  
  tinkerer      n  


tinker's damn   , cuss  
      n  
Slang   the slightest heed (esp. in the phrase not give a tinker's damn or cuss)  
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