Examples of chine
<uncovered the chine of some animal while digging in the backyard>
Origin of chine
Middle English, from Anglo-French eschine, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German scina shinbone, needle — more at shin
First Known Use: 14th century
Definition of chine
: to cut through the backbone of (as in butchering)
First Known Use of chine
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