noun, plural Chi·nooks, (especially collectively) Chi·nook.
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The Chinook vibrated with deeper and deeper groans until its twin engines managed to heave up our dead weight.
The note promised to send more pictures “like before,” and included a photograph of a Chinook helicopter unloading supplies.Exclusive: ‘Pro-Troop’ Charity Pays Off Tea Party Cronies Instead|Kim Barker|August 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Chinook For this crowd, a spelling bee is no matter to be joked about.Fainting, Confusion, Screams: The 9 Best Spelling Bee Stumpers (VIDEO)|Anna Klassen|May 31, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Next he says a double rotor Chinook landed inside the compound.
Need I add that tum-tum in the Chinook jargon signifies the soul!Over the Rocky Mountains to Alaska|Charles Warren Stoddard
Having made friends, he told me in a mixture of broken English and Chinook some of the old folk lore of his tribe.Indian Legends of Vancouver Island|Alfred Carmichael
But few of them speak the English language fluently; they mostly talk French and Chinook jargon.Early Western Travels 1748-1846, Volume XXX|Joel Palmer
The idea expressed in English by the sentence I came to give it to her is rendered in Chinook by i-n-i-a-l-u-d-am.Language|Edward Sapir
Thus began and ended our first lesson in the Chinook jargon, and our first experience with a clam bake.Ox-Team Days on the Oregon Trail|Ezra Meeker