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1) chit 1. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...for food and drink; a check. 2. A short letter; a note. 3. A Brownie point: earned vital chits with his party by making fundraising speeches. Obsolete chitty, from...

2) chit 2. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...1. A child. 2. A saucy girl or young woman. Middle English, young animal....

3) Chitty-faced. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Baby-faced, lean. A chit is a child or sprout. Both chit and chitty-faced are terms of contempt. (Anglo-Saxon, cith, a twig, etc.) 1...

4) Poker Talk. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Gossip, fireside chit-chat. 1 "Gaston rattled forth this specimen of poker talk lightly."-Mrs. Edwardes: A Girton Girl. ch. ii....

5) Chittagong. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Chittagong, (chit´gong) (KEY) , city (1991 pop. 2,348,428), capital of Chittagong division, SE Bangladesh, on the Karnafuli River near the Bay of Bengal. An important...

6) Reduplicated or Ricochet Words. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...of intensifying force. Chit-chat, click-clack, clitter-clatter, dilly-dally, ding-dong, drip-drop, fal-lal, flim-flam, fiddle-faddle, flip-flop, fliffy-fluffy, flippity-floppity,...

7) chitter. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: chitˇtered, chitˇterˇing, chitˇters To twitter or chatter, as a bird. Middle English chiteren, of imitative origin....

8) Chittenden, Thomas. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Chittenden, Thomas, (chit´ndn) (KEY) , 1730-97, governor of Vermont, b. East Guilford, Conn. After moving to Vermont in 1774, he was active in the Windsor Convention,...

9) chitchat. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...1. Casual conversation; small talk. 2. Gossip. Inflected forms: chitˇchatˇted, chitˇchatˇting, chitˇchats To engage in small talk or gossip. Reduplication of chat....

10) Pota'to-talk. (German, Kartoffel gesprach.). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...That chit-chat common in Germany at the five o clock tea-drinkings, when neighbours of the "gentler sex" take their work to the house of muster and talk chiefly of...

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