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chin


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chin  \Chin\,  n.  [AS.  cin,  akin  to  OS  kin,  G  kinn,  Icel.  kinn, 
  cheek,  Dan.  &  Sw  kind  L.  {gena},  Gr  ?;  cf  Skr.  hanu. 
  [root]232.] 
  1.  The  lower  extremity  of  the  face  below  the  mouth;  the  point 
  of  the  under  jaw. 
 
  2.  (Zo["o]l.)  The  exterior  or  under  surface  embraced  between 
  the  branches  of  the  lower  jaw  bone,  in  birds. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  chin 
  n  1:  the  protruding  part  of  the  lower  jaw  [syn:  {mentum}] 
  2:  Kamarupan  languages  spoken  in  western  Burma  and  Bangladesh 
  and  easternmost  India  [syn:  {Kuki},  {Chin},  {Kuki-Chin}] 
  v  :  in  gymnastics:  raise  oneself  while  hanging  from  one's  hands 
  until  one's  chin  is  level  with  the  support  bar  [syn:  {chin 
  up}] 




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