Chits



[chit] /tʃɪt/

noun
1.
a signed note for money owed for food, drink, etc.
2.
any receipt, voucher, or similar document, especially of an informal nature.
3.
Chiefly British. a note; short memorandum.
[chit] /tʃɪt/
noun
1.
a child or young person, especially a pert girl.
[chit] /tʃɪt/
noun, Hinduism.
1.
.
[chit] /tʃɪt/
noun, Hinduism.
1.
pure consciousness.
/tʃɪt/
noun
1.
a voucher for a sum of money owed, esp for food or drink
2.
(mainly Brit) Also called chitty (ˈtʃɪtɪ)

/tʃɪt/
noun
1.
(facetious or derogatory) a pert, impudent, or self-confident girl or child: a young chit of a thing
abbreviation (in New Zealand)
1.
Central Institute of Technology
n.

“note,” 1776, short for chitty, from Mahrati (Hindi) chitthi “letter, note,” from Sanskrit chitra-s “distinctively marked” (cf. cheetah).

“small child,” 1620s, originally “young of a beast” (late 14c.); unrelated to chit (n.1); perhaps a playful deformation of kitten, but the “Middle English Dictionary” compares Old High German kizzin “kid.”
n.

colloquial shortening of citizen, 1640s; contrasted to a countryman or a gentleman, usually with some measure of opprobrium (Johnson defines it as “A pert low townsman; a pragmatical trader”).

noun

An impudent and spirited young woman: a saucy chit

[1640s+; origin uncertain]

noun

A bill for food or drink, which one signs or initials instead of paying immediately

[1920s+; In the sense ”note,” chit is attested from the 1780s; shortening of Anglo-Indian chitty, ”letter, note,” fr Hindi]
1.
California Institute of Technology
2.
Carnegie Institute of Technology
3.
circumstellar imaging telescope
4.
computer integrated telephony

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