5 letter word starting with chin

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china noun A country in Eastern Asia., China ware, which is the modern popular term for porcelain. See Porcelain.
chine noun A chink or cleft; a narrow and deep ravine; as, Shanklin Chine in the Isle of Wight, a quarter of a mile long and 230 feet deep., The backbone or spine of an animal; the back., A piece of the backbone of an animal, with the adjoining parts, cut for cooking. [See Illust. of Beef.], The edge or rim of a cask, etc., formed by the projecting ends of the staves; the chamfered end of a stave., To cut through the backbone of; to cut into chine pieces., Too chamfer the ends of a stave and form the chine..
chink noun A small cleft, rent, or fissure, of greater length than breadth; a gap or crack; as, the chinks of wall., To crack; to open., To cause to open in cracks or fissures., To fill up the chinks of; as, to chink a wall., A short, sharp sound, as of metal struck with a slight degree of violence., Money; cash., To cause to make a sharp metallic sound, as coins, small pieces of metal, etc., by bringing them into collision with each other., To make a slight, sharp, metallic sound, as by the collision of little pieces of money, or other small sonorous bodies.