Definition of Kinchin

1. a child in thieve's slang [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kinchin

kinakinas
kinanesthesia
kinara
kinaras
kinas
kinase
kinase-splitting membranal proteinase
kinase II
kinases
kinate
kinates
kination
kinboshi
kincajou
kincajous
kinchin (current term)
kinchins
kincob
kincobs
kind
kind-hearted
kind-heartedness
kind of
kinda
kindas
kinde
kinded
kindegardner
kinder
kinderfeindlichkeit

Literary usage of Kinchin

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1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1885)
"A farewell benefit was given him at the Queen's Theatre, 18 May 1868, when he played for the last time the kinchin Cove in a selection from ' Flowers of the ..."

2. The Royal Academy of Arts: A Complete Dictionary of Contributors and Their ...by Algernon Graves by Algernon Graves (1906)
"1860. taken on the skirts of a pine forest at 9000 feet elevation; kinchin Junga, the loftiest mountain in the globe, elevation 28178 feet, is seen in the ..."

3. The Mysteries of the Court of London by George William MacArthur Reynolds (1864)
"And the generous Pauline extended her fair hand to the Gallows' Widow, and then offered the same testimonial of her gratitude to the kinchin- Grand and the ..."

4. Baily's Magazine of Sports and Pastimes (1873)
"first attempt, the redoubtable kinchin shuffling along the last of the trio. ... Two more fences well over, and then The kinchin suddenly drops back. ..."

5. A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and ...by Thomas Bayly Howell by Thomas Bayly Howell (1816)
"Mr. kinchin diil not know of any register which belonged to the parish ; but Mr. Merrill produced the book which Mr. Amis had made ; and taking it out of ..."

6. Cobbett's Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High ...by William Cobbett, David Jardine by William Cobbett, David Jardine (1814)
"kinchin subjoined the third entry, Buried, December the 10th, 1764, Mrs. Ann Hanmer, relict of the late colonel William II¡miner: and delivered the book ..."

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