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Definitions of Chit

Pronunciation : Chit
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [Cf. AS. ci shoot, sprig, from the same root as cinan to yawn. See Chink a cleft.]
Definition : 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.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Chit
Part of Speech : v.
Definition : Defn: To shoot out; to sprout. I have known barley chit in seven hours after it had been thrown forth. Mortimer.

Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Chit
Part of Speech : 3d
Definition : Defn: Chideth. [Obs.] Chaucer.

sing. of Chide.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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