Ch'in


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Ch'in

 (chĭn)
See Qin.

chin

(tʃɪn)

n., v. chinned, chin•ning. n.
1. the lower extremity of the face, below the mouth.
2. the prominence of the lower jaw.
v.t.
3. to grasp an overhead bar and pull (oneself) upward until the chin is above or level with the bar: done as an exercise.
4. to raise or hold to the chin, as a violin.
v.i.
5. Slang. to chatter.
Idioms:
1. keep one's chin up, to maintain one's courage and optimism during a period of adversity.
2. take it on the chin, Informal.
a. to be defeated thoroughly.
b. to endure punishment stoically.
[before 1000; Middle English; Old English cin(n), c. Old Saxon kinni, Old High German chinni, Old Norse kinn, Gothic kinnus cheek; akin to Latin gena, Greek génus chin, gnáthos jaw, Skt hánus jaw]
chin′less, adj.

Ch'in

or Qin

(tʃɪn)

n.
a dynasty in ancient China, 221–206 B.C., marked by the emergence of a unified empire and the construction of much of the Great Wall of China.

Chin.

or Chin,

1. China.
2. Chinese.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Ch'in - the Chinese dynasty (from 246 BC to 206 BC) that established the first centralized imperial government and built much of the Great Wall
dynasty - a sequence of powerful leaders in the same family
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E perche el dare a l'usura e un gran peco, el s'in cata puochi ch'in daghe, e qui puochi, per el gran peco, vuole far gran guagno; e nu, perche a' no posson far con manco, a' scapon su quele zuzole e zucole, e si ne deroinom senza colpa.
Lo stesso Tasso, in una lettera inviata ad Antonio Costantini il 4 gennaio 1587, si preoccupa che Popera sia stampata, lasciando in secondo piano il problema della messa in scena: "de la tragedia ora non posso risolvermi, perche mi fu detto che la volevano far rappresentare; ma da poi preghero Vostra Signoria ch'in tutti i modi la faccia stampare" (Tasso, 1853: III, 134, 736).
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