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noun as in crest

noun as in spine

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Verdon Winkler employs multiple techniques, notably drypoint and chine collé, to produce gauzier, almost painterly images in what might be called a rainbow of grays.

This night Mr. Gauden sent me a great chine of beef and half a dozen of tongues.

This day I have a chine of beef sent home, which I bespoke to send, and did send it as a present to my uncle Wight.

A couple of fowls, a rice-pudding, and a small chine, composed our dinner.

Over it she wore a magnificent cloak of crpe de Chine and silver lace.

She soon attired herself in the blue crêpe de chine over which she and Nance had labored so industriously the winter before.


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On this page you'll find 122 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to chine, such as: ridge, aigrette, caruncle, cockscomb, comb, and crown.

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