[chit-linz, -lingz] /ˈtʃɪt lɪnz, -lɪŋz/
noun, (used with a singular or plural verb)
the small intestine of swine, especially when prepared as food.
(sometimes sing) the intestines of a pig or other animal prepared as a dish
late 13c., cheterlingis “entrails, souse” (early 13c. in surnames), origins obscure, but probably from an unrecorded Old English word having something to do with entrails (related to Old English cwið “womb;” cf. German Kutteln “guts, bowels, tripe, chitterlings,” Gothic qiþus “womb”). Variants chitlins (1842) and chitlings (1880) both also had a sense of “shreds, tatters.”
“While I was in this way rollin’ in clover, by picturin’ what was to be, they wur tarin’ my character all to chitlins up at home.” [John S. Robb, “Streaks of Squatter Life,” Philadelphia, 1843]
or Kittim, a plural form (Gen. 10:4), the name of a branch of the descendants of Javan, the “son” of Japheth. Balaam foretold (Num. 24:24) “that ships shall come from the coast of Chittim, and afflict Eber.” Daniel prophesied (11:30) that the ships of Chittim would come against the king of the north. It probably […]
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