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How to use chink in a sentence

In letting one of the company out she incautiously stood looking through the open chink into the dark passage.
THE GARRET AND THE GARDENR.M. BALLANTYNE
I found a chink in the wall and beheld the face of the Englishman peering from the small end window.
A VIRGINIA SCOUTHUGH PENDEXTER
Mysie dashed the warm tears from her eyes, and looked again through the chink in the shutter.
THE UNDERWORLDJAMES C. WELSH
And whenever at work he happened to spy At chink or crevice a blinking eye, He let the dipper of water fly.
THE BOOK OF HUMOROUS VERSEVARIOUS
According to Skeat jingle, “a frequentative verb from the base jink,” is allied to chink, and chink is “an imitative word”.
ARCHAIC ENGLANDHAROLD BAYLEY
It was the first chink I had seen in the armor of my young Goliath, and I put in my rapier.
MY NEW CURATEP.A. SHEEHAN
The dwarf put his ear to a chink in the door and listened intently.
TWO LITTLE TRAVELLERSFRANCES BROWNE ARTHUR
I saw it plainly, for I peeped in through a chink in the wall.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE - VOLUME 62, NO. 384, OCTOBER 1847VARIOUS
I opened a small chink of the door to look out, and perceived two ragged men, each leaning on a large club.
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, NO. VII, DECEMBER 1850, VOL. IIVARIOUS
It was now nearly calm and in every crack and chink in the snow-bridges beautiful fern-like ice-crystals were seen.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CHINK

  • breach
  • byplace
  • chink
  • cleft
  • crack
  • crevice
  • fissure
  • gap
  • hole
  • interstice
  • niche
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