from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An evergreen shrub or small tree, Azara microphylla, of the family Flacourtiaceæ, or its hard wood. It is often cultivated as an ornamental plant and bears exceedingly fragrant small green flowers.
- n. An ornamental shrub, Polygala thesioides, native of Chile and Bolivia, bearing blue flowers. See Polygala.
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And a cordiallest brief nod of chinchin dankyshin to, well, patient ringasend as prevenient (by your leave), to all such occasions, detachably replaceable (thanks too! twos intact!).
While you wait, snack on chinchin - nuggets of crunchy, sweet fried bread or the satay-style skewers of jerky-like chicken suya coated in pulverized peanuts and a cayenne-laced gingery seasoning.
Thot’s never the postal cleric, checking chinchin chat with nipponnippers!
He has not, like many other modern converts, written a little book, such as "How I ceased to chinchin