Definitions starting with C

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chiss

(Black); chist (White) [cf. US dial. South chist ADD; OED chist obs. → 1601]  n. chest, trunk: 1832 Chist of drawers (Farquhqrson 58). 1895 She put de tailor in a big chist (Edwards 96). cf. BOX O' CHES'

Tags: furniture, noun

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Last update: 2012-01-10 12:06
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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