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  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chit  \Chit\,  Chitty  \Chit"ty\,  n.  [Hind.  chi[.t][.t][=i].] 
  1.  A  short  letter  or  note;  a  written  message  or  memorandum;  a 
  certificate  given  to  a  servant;  a  pass,  or  the  like 
 
  2.  A  signed  voucher  or  memorandum  of  a  small  debt,  as  for 
  food  and  drinks  at  a  club.  [India,  China,  etc.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chit  \Chit\,  v.  i. 
  To  shoot  out  to  sprout. 
 
  I  have  known  barley  chit  in  seven  hours  after  it  had 
  been  thrown  forth.  --Mortimer. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chit  \Chit\,  3d  sing.  of  {Chide}. 
  Chideth  [Obs.]  --Chaucer. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chit  \Chit\  (ch[i^]t),  n.  [Cf.  AS  c[=i][eth]  shoot,  sprig,  from 
  the  same  root  as  c[=i]nan  to  yawn.  See  {Chink}  a  cleft.] 
  1.  The  embryo  or  the  growing  bud  of  a  plant;  a  shoot;  a 
  sprout;  as  the  chits  of  Indian  corn  or  of  potatoes. 
 
  2.  A  child  or  babe;  as  a  forward  chit;  also  a  young,  small 
  or  insignificant  person  or  animal. 
 
  A  little  chit  of  a  woman.  --Thackeray. 
 
  3.  An  excrescence  on  the  body,  as  a  wart.  [Obs.] 
 
  4.  A  small  tool  used  in  cleaving  laths.  --Knight. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  chit 
  n  :  the  bill  in  a  restaurant;  "he  asked  the  waiter  for  the 
  check"  [syn:  {check},  {tab}] 




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