/ (ˈtʃɪŋkəpɪn) /
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a variant spelling of chinquapin
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Words nearby chinkapin
Ch'ing-yüan, Chin Hills, Chin-Hsien, chinic acid, chink, chinkapin, chink in one's armor, chinless, chinless wonder, chin music, chino
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How to use chinkapin in a sentence
Her retort was that a chinkapin-burr might be used to rouse people from a lethargy (she had an old maid's tongue).The Burial of the Guns|Thomas Nelson Page
Leaves, burrs and nuts of Morris hybrid chestnut No. 2, American sweet chestnut pollen on chinkapin.
Leaves, burrs and nuts of Morris hybrid chestnut No. 3, American sweet chestnut pollen on chinkapin.
Chinkapin is a sort of Chesnut, whose Nuts are most commonly very plentiful; insomuch that the Hogs get fat with them.A New Voyage to Carolina|John Lawson
The dwarf chinkapin, or scrub chestnut oak, is a shrub rarely more than a dozen 61 feet high and grows on sandy or rocky soil.The Boy Patrol Around the Council Fire|Edward Sylvester Ellis