Origin of chine1
Other definitions for chine (2 of 4)
- an angular intersection of the sides and bottom of a vessel.
- a longitudinal member running behind this.
Origin of chine2
Other definitions for chine (3 of 4)
Other definitions for chine (4 of 4)
Origin of chiné
How to use chine in a sentence
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