Help Wordnik hunt for a million missing words by backing our Kickstarter!


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The material used to fill the spaces between logs in a log house; caulking.
  • v. Present participle of chink.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The process of filling the interstices between the logs of log houses preparatory to plastering them over with clay. The double process is known as chinking and daubing.
  • n. The material used for filling chinks.


Sorry, no etymologies found.



Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.