[ching-kuh-pin] /ˈtʃɪŋ kə pɪn/
a shrubby chestnut, Castanea pumila, of the beech family, native to the southeastern U.S., having toothed, oblong leaves and small edible nuts.
Also called golden chinquapin. a Pacific coast evergreen tree, Castanopsis chrysophylla, of the beech family, having deeply furrowed bark, dark green lance-shaped leaves, and inedible nuts.
the nut of either of these trees.
a dwarf chestnut tree, Castanea pumila, of the eastern US, yielding edible nuts
Also called giant chinquapin. a large evergreen fagaceous tree, Castanopsis chrysophylla, of W North America
the nut of either of these trees
noun 1. a device fixed to the top of a violin or viola to provide a firm rest for the player’s chin.
noun a strap attached to headgear, as a hat, and connecting under the chin to hold it securing in place
noun 1. a strap attached to a hat for passing under the chin of the wearer. 2. a strap to support the chin in cosmetic facial treatment. 3. a strap on a bridle or halter that joins the throatlatch and noseband. n. 1805, from chin (n.) + strap (n.).
[chints] /tʃɪnts/ noun 1. a printed cotton fabric, glazed or unglazed, used especially for draperies. 2. a painted or stained calico from India. /tʃɪnts/ noun 1. a printed, patterned cotton fabric, with glazed finish 2. a painted or stained Indian calico n. 1719, plural of chint (1610s), from Hindi chint, from Sanskrit chitra-s “clear, bright” […]