noun British Dialect.
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Origin of chine1
Words nearby chine
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
Example sentences from the Web for chine
This night Mr. Gauden sent me a great chine of beef and half a dozen of tongues.
This day I have a chine of beef sent home, which I bespoke to send, and did send it as a present to my uncle Wight.
A couple of fowls, a rice-pudding, and a small chine, composed our dinner.
Over it she wore a magnificent cloak of crpe de Chine and silver lace.Mrs. Vanderstein's jewels|Mrs. Charles Bryce
She soon attired herself in the blue crêpe de chine over which she and Nance had labored so industriously the winter before.Molly Brown's Sophomore Days|Nell Speed