Definition of Chinking

1. Noun. The material used to fill the spaces between logs in a log house; caulking. ¹



2. Verb. (present participle of chink) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Chinking

1. chink [v] - See also: chink

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chinking

chink
chink-a-chink
chink up
chinkapin
chinkapin oak
chinkapins
chinkara
chinkaras
chinked
chinkerinchee
chinkerinchees
chinkie
chinkier
chinkies
chinkiest
chinking (current term)
chinkle
chinks
chinky
chinless
chinless wonder
chinless wonders
chinlike
chinned
chinnier
chinning
chinning bar
chinny
chino
chino cloth

Literary usage of Chinking

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1. Slavery in South Carolina and the Ex-slaves by Austa Malinda French (1862)
"... should be used otherwise; we must say we were from the commencement of this mission, as the " chinking" which tried to be used in filling all ungainly, ..."

2. Journal of a Tour Into the Interior of Missouri and Arkansaw: From Potosi by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft (1821)
"... daubing and chinking the house, Stc. We this day left Fisher's, and removed to Holt's, a distance of half-a-mile, having now got his cabin in a ..."

3. A Collection of College Words and Customs by Benjamin Homer Hall (1859)
"While to receive the pay the boatman stands, And chinking pennys jingle in his hands. Eager the sparks assault the waiting cars, Fops meet with fops, ..."

4. The Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge: Prose and Verse by Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1853)
"it never was For Judas' pay, for chinking gold and silver, That we did leave our King by the Great Stone.* No, not for gold and silver have there bled So ..."

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