“We were exhausted, but it was something I just had to do,” says chin.
"Bill's chin began quivering and he tried to fake a smile as a tear came down his cheek," a guest said.
“The first time I saw Glacier National Park, it was the magical fantasy land I had always been dreaming about,” says chin.
But he led with his chin, throwing in the reassurance that “I care about 100 percent of the American people.”
“To my critics, I say, ‘Vaffanculo,’” Scalia reportedly said, flicking his right hand from under his chin.
Doctor Benton rubbed his chin and there was serious anxiety in the movement.
The colonel scratched his chin and looked up to the ceiling.
Persis sat cross-legged, a smoking Sultana, her chin on the back of one hand, one elbow on one knee.
What was his chin for, if he could not give her a firm support in a thing like this?
He felt very tightly packed in, his chin resting on his knees, and his back almost bent double.
Old English cin, cinn "chin" (but in some compounds suggesting an older, broader sense of "jawbone"); a general Germanic word (cf. Old Saxon and Old High German kinni; Old Norse kinn; German Kinn "chin;" Gothic kinnus "cheek"), from PIE root *genu- "chin, jawbone" (cf. Sanskrit hanuh, Avestan zanu- "chin;" Armenian cnawt "jawbone, cheek;" Lithuanian žándas "jawbone;" Greek genus "lower jaw," geneion "chin;" Old Irish gin "mouth," Welsh gen "jawbone, chin").
1590s, "to press (affectionately) chin to chin," from chin (n.). Meaning "to bring to the chin" (of a fiddle) is from 1869. Slang meaning "talk, gossip" is from 1883, American English. Related: Chinned; chinning. Athletic sense of "raise one's chin over" (a raised bar, for exercise) is from 1880s.
The prominence formed by the anterior projection of the lower jaw.