links, golf links(noun)
a golf course that is built on sandy ground near a shore
A links is the oldest style of golf course, first developed in Scotland. The word "links" comes via the Scots language from the Old English word hlinc : "rising ground, ridge" and refers to an area of coastal sand dunes and sometimes to open parkland. Linksland is typically characterized by dunes, an undulating surface, and a sandy soil unsuitable for arable farming but which readily supports various indigenous browntop bents and red fescue grasses, that give the firm turf associated with links courses and the 'running 'game. It also retains this more general meaning in the Scottish English dialect. It can be treated as singular even though it has an "s" at the end and occurs in place names that precede the development of golf, for example Lundin Links, Fife.
The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz
Found in sausages and golf courses, and both full of hazards.
Plural noun and verb form of the word link.
The building links to the annex via a glass paneled walkway.Submitted by MC Harmonious on October 3, 2016
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Rank popularity for the word 'links' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2891
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Rank popularity for the word 'links' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3175
The numerical value of links in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of links in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Examples of links in a Sentence
Getting links to your website has value.
We want them to create links with French society.
They have no links whatsoever to Islam or Muslims.
These individuals have no terror links, no criminal record in their country.
Collective energy would be spent on unwinding existing links, not re-creating new ones.
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