chink


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Synonyms for chink

a usually narrow partial opening caused by splitting and rupture

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(ethnic slur) offensive term for a person of Chinese descent

a narrow opening as e

a short light metallic sound

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make or emit a high sound

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fill the chinks of, as with caulking

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make cracks or chinks in

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References in classic literature ?
A sheer wall of rock had appeared before us, with no chink through which a mouse could have slipped.
The windows of the hall looked into the court; the shutters were closed; but through a chink in them I saw my tutor draw near a large well, which was almost directly under the windows of his study.
Why, master," quoth Little John, taking the bags and weighing them in his hand, "here is the chink of gold.
They looked through a chink in the blind and saw that long cigars were being smoked in the dining-room; they saw Mr.
It was getting towards the chillest moment of the morning, the fire had got low, and she could see through the chink between the moreen window-curtains the light whitened by the blind.
That fella Chink make 'm me cross along him too much
One day a Snake came out of a chink in the wall and was about to eat them.
Now you Eastern galoots won't believe anything against the yellow devils," he suddenly flamed out with an appearance of earnestness not altogether convincing, "but I tell you that Chink was the perversest scoundrel outside San Francisco.
Upon that he closes his own door, leaving the tiniest little chink to look through; puts out his light; and waits and watches at his tiny little chink, like a cat at a mouse-hole.
In one of these was a small and almost imperceptible chink through which the eye could just penetrate.
Don't see why a white man can't do what a Chink can," protested Billy.
There was a little window, hardly more than a chink in the wall, in her room, and when she left him, she opened it, quite wondering at the silence.
What a pity they didn't stop up the chinks and the crannies though, and thrust in a little lint here and there.
Altogether, the operation on the miser's mind was a task that Godfrey would be sure to hand over to his more daring and cunning brother: Dunstan had made up his mind to that; and by the time he saw the light gleaming through the chinks of Marner's shutters, the idea of a dialogue with the weaver had become so familiar to him, that it occurred to him as quite a natural thing to make the acquaintance forthwith.
The very sunlight looks desolation, falling through the thick-blossoming apple-trees as through the chinks and crevices of deserted Egyptian cities.