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chit

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noun \ˈchit\

Definition of chit

  1. 1 archaic :  child

  2. 2 :  a pert young woman

Origin and Etymology of chit

Middle English chitte kitten, cub


First Known Use: 1578


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chit

noun

Definition of chit

  1. 1 :  a short letter or note; especially :  a signed voucher of a small debt (as for food)

  2. 2 :  a small slip of paper with writing on it

Origin and Etymology of chit

Hindi ciṭṭhī & Urdu chitthī


First Known Use: 1757



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