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chittering-bite

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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A bit of bread eaten by boys who have been swimming, to prevent shivering or the chattering of their teeth with the cold; a shivering-bite. Also called chittering-crust and chittering-piece. [Scotch.]

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  • a snack eaten after a cold swim to keep the teeth from chattering.

    May 4, 2008