chitlings


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chit·lins

or chit·lings  (chĭt′lĭnz)
pl.n.
Variants of chitterlings.

chit·ter·lings

also chit·lins or chit·lings  (chĭt′lĭnz)
pl.n.
The small intestines of pigs, especially when cooked and eaten as food.

[From Middle English chiterling, probably diminutive of Old English *cieter, intestines.]

chit•ter•lings

or

chit•lings

(ˈtʃɪt lɪnz, -lɪŋz)

n. (used with a sing. or pl. v.)
the small intestine of swine, esp. when prepared as food.
[1250–1300; Middle English cheterling; akin to German Kutteln in same sense]

Chitlins

Fried hog intestines.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chitlings - small intestines of hogs prepared as food
organs, variety meat - edible viscera of a butchered animal
Translations

chitlings

[ˈtʃɪtlɪŋz] NPL chitlins [ˈtʃɪtlɪnz] NPL chitterlings [ˈtʃɪtəlɪŋz] NPLmenudos mpl de cerdo (comestibles)
References in classic literature ?
Chitling was older in years than the Dodger: having perhaps numbered eighteen winters; but there was a degree of deference in his deportment towards that young gentleman which seemed to indicate that he felt himself conscious of a slight inferiority in point of genius and professional aquirements.
inquired Tom Chitling, casting a contemptuous look at Oliver.
Chitling did the same: for the house of correction becomes fatiguing after a week or two.