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[chit-lin] /ˈtʃɪt lɪn/

noun, Informal.
a group of clubs and theaters featuring black performers and intended to appeal to black people.

noun phrase

Theaters and clubs featuring black entertainers

[1970s+; fr chitlins, a form of chitterlings, the entrails of a hog, which when fried are a great delicacy among poor people, esp in the South]


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