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Chine

(Mayag.); chime (Inagua, San Sal.) [cf. OED chime, chine idem; Scots chine idem CSD] n. rim (of a barrel): 1966 Rabby. . . . rake off the butter what was round the chine (joint or edge) of the keg (Crowley 83).

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Last update: 2010-12-24 20:02
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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