Chimb

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. i Chimb Chime.
    • n Chimb chīm The edge of a cask, etc; a chine. See Chine n., 3.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • chimb An obsolete form of chime.
    • chimb See chime.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Chimb the rim formed by the ends of the staves of a cask:
    • n Chimb (naut.) a hollowed or bevelled channel in the waterway of a ship's deck.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
AS. cim, in cimstān, base of a pillar; akin to D. kim, f. Sw. kim,., G. kimme, f
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Cog. with Dut. kim, Ger. kimme, edge.

Usage

In literature:

BOUGE OR BOWGE AND CHINE, OR BILGE AND CHIMB.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
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