There, she lived in a two-family house with chipped green paint and a dilapidated exterior.
At another mortuary, “a very stout matron” has frozen to the metal refrigerator tray and must be chipped from it.
Wires hang from its ceiling, its marble floors are chipped and trash is strewn across the dusty corridors.
The BBC reported that ministers all chipped in an equal amount.
The Wine and Spirits folks have chipped in the most, to the tune of $110,000.
Fill a quart bottle a third full of chipped inner cherry bark.
He chipped a number of other crystals loose and put them in bags.
The Candy Rabbit was thrown off, and a little piece of sugar was chipped off one of his paws.
The woodwork is chipped and cut into splinters, and the sight is horrible.
The time of chipped stone had ended and that of smoothed stone had begun.
early 15c., "to chip" (intransitive, of stone); from Old English forcippian "to pare away by cutting, cut off," verbal form of cipp "small piece of wood" (see chip (n.)). Transitive meaning "to cut up, cut or trim" is from late 15c. Sense of "break off fragments" is 18c. To chip in "contribute" (1861) is American English, perhaps from card-playing. Related: Chipped; chipping. Chipped beef attested from 1826.
Old English cipp "piece of wood," perhaps from PIE root *keipo- "sharp post" (cf. Dutch kip "small strip of wood," Old High German kipfa "wagon pole," Old Norse keppr "stick," Latin cippus "post, stake, beam;" the Germanic words perhaps borrowed from Latin).
Meaning "counter used in a game of chance" is first recorded 1840; electronics sense is from 1962. Used for thin slices of foodstuffs (originally fruit) since 1769; specific reference to potatoes is found by 1859 (in "A Tale of Two Cities"); potato chip is attested by 1879. Meaning "piece of dried dung" first attested 1846, American English.
Chip of the old block is used by Milton (1642); earlier form was chip of the same block (1620s); more common modern phrase with off in place of of is early 20c. To have a chip on one's shoulder is 1830, American English, from the custom of a boy determined to fight putting a wood chip on his shoulder and defying another to knock it off.
"break caused by chipping," 1889, from chip (v.).
See integrated circuit.
A flat piece of dung (1848+)