Definitions starting with C

ID #3973

chich or chinch up

[cf. MCC chíncha idem; cf. OED chinse to caulk, now nautical] v. to caulk; to seal (a crack) by wedging material into it: 1976 To further seal this oven, this door was "chinched" with crocus sacks (Eneas 4). (Black)

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Last update: 2010-12-24 19:49
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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