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chinse


chinse


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chinse  \Chinse\,  v.  t.  &  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Chinsed};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Chinsing}.]  (Naut.) 
  To  thrust  oakum  into  (seams  or  chinks)  with  a  chisel,  the 
  point  of  a  knife,  or  a  chinsing  iron;  to  calk  slightly. 
 
  {Chinsing  iron},  a  light  calking  iron.