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Synonyms for chin

the protruding part of the lower jaw

Kamarupan languages spoken in western Burma and Bangladesh and easternmost India

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raise oneself while hanging from one's hands until one's chin is level with the support bar

References in classic literature ?
the Duchess asked, with another dig of her sharp little chin.
The non-coms tuk Peg Barney - a howlin' handful he was - an' in three minut's he was pegged out - chin down, tight-dhrawn - on his stummick, a tent-peg to each arm an' leg, swearin' fit to turn a naygur white.
Jerry never was one for pushing out the words; nor was I, when in the presence of the sect; and Miss Jane had her chin in the air, as if she thought me and Gentleman was not needed in any way whatsoever.
I looked at Miss Jane out of the corner of my eye; and, honest, that chin of hers was sticking out a foot, and Jerry didn't dare look at her.
And at a distance of a quarter of an inch from her chin he administered the slightest flick of a tap.
She punched him smartly on the point of the chin, and again cried out, this time to the bruise of her knuckles.
He relapsed into silence, with his chin now sunken almost to his knees.
And she always has the use of this room for visitors,' said the person of the house, screwing up one of her little bony fists, like an opera-glass, and looking through it, with her eyes and her chin in that quaint accordance.
He took hold of me by the chin in a precious impertinent way, the first time I ever saw him,' said the boy.
His fingers strayed occasionally down to her warm, smooth cheeks and firm chin, which was growing a little full and double.
But when he emerged from the towel, he was not yet satisfactory, for the clean territory stopped short at his chin and his jaws, like a mask; below and beyond this line there was a dark expanse of unirrigated soil that spread downward in front and backward around his neck.
This superintendent was a slim creature of thirty-five, with a sandy goatee and short sandy hair; he wore a stiff standing-collar whose upper edge almost reached his ears and whose sharp points curved forward abreast the corners of his mouth -- a fence that compelled a straight lookout ahead, and a turning of the whole body when a side view was required; his chin was propped on a spreading cravat which was as broad and as long as a bank-note, and had fringed ends; his boot toes were turned sharply up, in the fashion of the day, like sleigh- runners -- an effect patiently and laboriously produced by the young men by sitting with their toes pressed against a wall for hours together.
Omer, after rubbing his chin again, and smoking a little, 'what I mean in a general way by the expression, "A long pull, and a strong pull, and a pull altogether, my hearties, hurrah
Why that, you know,' he returned, rubbing his double chin again,
Chin, now 26, risks adding two years to his life sentence for illegally having and using a mobile in prison.