chawn

noun

ˈchȯn
plural -s
now dialectal, England
: gap, cleft

Word History

Etymology

probably irregular from obsolete chine, verb, to crack, from Middle English chinen, from Old English cīnan

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“Chawn.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chawn. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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