Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun 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.
  • noun An ornamental shrub, Polygala thesioides, native of Chile and Bolivia, bearing blue flowers. See Polygala.

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Examples

  • 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!).

    Finnegans Wake

  • 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.

    Thisday Online

  • 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.

    Thisday Online

  • Thot’s never the postal cleric, checking chinchin chat with nipponnippers!

    Finnegans Wake

  • He has not, like many other modern converts, written a little book, such as "How I ceased to chinchin

    Lost Leaders

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