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Meaning of CHIT

Pronunciation:  chit

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  the bill in a restaurant; "he asked the waiter for the check"

CHIT is a 4 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: check, tab
 See Also: account, bill, invoice



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \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.
  2. \Chit\, v. i.
    To shoot out; to sprout.
          I have known barley chit in seven hours after it had
          been thrown forth.                       --Mortimer.
  3. \Chit\, 3d sing. of {Chide}.
    Chideth. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
  4. \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.]
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