Definition of Chichis
1. chichi [n] - See also: chichi
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chichis
Literary usage of Chichis
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Glossary of French Slang by Olivier Leroy (1922)
"ne voulait pas accepter, il faisait des chichis, he would not accept, ... Je ne les fréquente pas, ils font des chichis, ce sont des gens à chichis, ..."
2. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1868)
"H: meets his constituents in a Di»s: ing chapel (surely a strange pk-f for a political gathering ),and chichis audience by carrying Mr G bid- stone's policy ..."
3. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for by Edmund Burke, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress), John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) (1811)
"uH on his upper lip ; and his hair, chichis cropped, and. without powder, is combed up from his forehead. ' . . Her majesty is most interestingly beautiful ..."
4. A Treatise on Chemistry by Henry Enfield Roscoe, Karl Schorlemmer (1879)
"From this property the cobalt salts have long been em- I'loyed for the manufacture of the so-called sympathetic inks, by chichis understood any liquid ..."
5. Elements of medical jurisprudence by Theodric Romeyn Beck (1825)
"In the fœtus, this passage will be found in a state similar to that of the chichis venosus—pervious, and with blood in it. In the child after birth, ..."