It chinked pleasantly as it fell, and Cocardasse weighed it tenderly.
Another turn, and that, too, chinked as it fell into the cash-box of the croupier!
The walls were made of stone and the bones of animals, and chinked with moss.
It was built of saplings, eight feet square and chinked with mud.
The mortar employed in the construction is hard; the joints are chinked with spalls, fragments of pottery, or clay balls.
Every crack was chinked up with mud and we had lots of wood.
The cracks were chinked with dirt and mud, and it was weather boarded on the outside.
He chinked and crowed with laughing delight, and clutched at her cap, and pulled it off.
She chinked the two sovereigns he had given her in her hand.
The cracks between the logs were chinked with wood and daubed with mud.
"a split, crack," 1530s, with parasitic -k + Middle English chine (and replacing this word) "fissure, narrow valley," from Old English cinu, cine "fissure," related to cinan "to crack, split, gape," common Germanic (cf. Old Saxon and Old High German kinan, Gothic uskeinan, German keimen "to germinate;" Middle Dutch kene, Old Saxon kin, German Keim "germ;" ), from PIE root *geie- "to sprout, split open." The connection being in the notion of bursting open.
"sharp sound" (especially of coin), 1580s, probably imitative. As a verb from 1580s. Related: Chinked; chinking.
: Chink food/ a chink chick
A Chinese person (1900+)