noun British Dialect.
Origin of chine1
Definition for chine (2 of 4)
- an angular intersection of the sides and bottom of a vessel.
- a longitudinal member running behind this.
verb (used with object), chined, chin·ing.
Origin of chine2
Definition for chine (3 of 4)
Definition for chine (4 of 4)
Origin of chiné
Examples from the Web for chine
In 'is erpinyun they should not be let abrord without a chine.Mr. Punch's Golf Stories|Various
Frey was cloven from the crown to the chine, and fell neatly in halves on either side of him.Frey and His Wife|Maurice Henry Hewlett
On the spare-rib and chine there is but little meat, and the pieces called middlings consist almost entirely of fat.Directions for Cookery, in its Various Branches|Eliza Leslie
In the alluvium hazel nuts and twigs of trees are found at Shippard's Chine near Brook.The Geological Story of the Isle of Wight|J. Cecil Hughes
Ristofalo bade him roll the barrel on its chine to the rear and stand it by the hydrant.Dr. Sevier|George W. Cable