Definitions of chine

The word chine uses 5 letters:cehin.

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n. - A chink or cleft; a narrow and deep ravine; as, Shanklin Chine in the Isle of Wight, a quarter of a mile long and 230 feet deep. 2

n. - The backbone or spine of an animal; the back. 2

n. - A piece of the backbone of an animal, with the adjoining parts, cut for cooking. [See Illust. of Beef.] 2

n. - The edge or rim of a cask, etc., formed by the projecting ends of the staves; the chamfered end of a stave. 2

v. t. - To cut through the backbone of; to cut into chine pieces. 2

v. t. - Too chamfer the ends of a stave and form the chine.. 2


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