Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of chink.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having narrow opening filled

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Half a dozen people accepted his invitation and coins chinked in his cup.

    A Funeral In Blue

  • The brass tag chinked as he dropped it on to the carpet.

    Crime On the Coast

  • With her undamaged hand she produced a rupee from her pocket, where a few coins chinked casually, looked at it, and groped for another.

    Hilda A Story of Calcutta

  • A coin chinked on the steps in accompaniment to the chasseur's departing gallop.

    Vittoria — Volume 4

  • He endeavored, however, to look cool and unconcerned; and drew from out of his deep pocket a long, lank, leathern purse, far gone in consumption, at the bottom of which a few coin chinked with the trembling of his hand.

    Tales of a Traveller

  • a long, lank, leathern purse, far gone in consumption, at the bottom of which a few coin chinked with the trembling of his hand.

    Tales of a Traveller

  • Near the upper end of the Cove, which is nearly a mile long, there stands a house built of squared logs, carefully mortised at the corners, and neatly "chinked" with plaster.

    The Durket Sperret,

  • Round logs were halved together at the corners, and roofed with logs, or with bark and thatch on poles; this made a comfortable shelter, especially when the cracks between the logs were "chinked" with wedges of wood, and

    Home Life in Colonial Days

  • He learned to walk on an uneven puncheon floor; the walls were "chinked" with buckeye sticks, and the cracks daubed with clay, and a barrel, with both ends knocked out, finished off the chimney.

    Queer Stories for Boys and Girls

  • The openings over the channel were carefully "chinked" in with small stones and all covered with inverted sods, shavings, leaves, or anything that prevented the loose soil from sifting or washing down into the water-course.

    Success with Small Fruits

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