Chimb
Chimb \Chimb\, v. i. Chime. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

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  • Chimb — (ch[=i]m), n. [AS. cim, in cimst[=a]n base of a pillar; akin to D. kim, f. Sw. kim., G. kimme f.] The edge of a cask, etc; a chine. See {Chine}, n., 3. [Written also {chime}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chimb — [chīm] n. alt. sp. of CHIME2 …   English World dictionary

  • chimb — /chuym/, n. chime2. * * * …   Universalium

  • chimb — n. edge of a cask …   English contemporary dictionary

  • chimb — /tʃɪm/ (say chim) noun → chime2 …   Australian English dictionary

  • chimb — noun see chime III …   Useful english dictionary

  • chime — Chimb Chimb (ch[=i]m), n. [AS. cim, in cimst[=a]n base of a pillar; akin to D. kim, f. Sw. kim., G. kimme f.] The edge of a cask, etc; a chine. See {Chine}, n., 3. [Written also {chime}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chime — chime1 chimer, n. /chuym/, n., v., chimed, chiming. n. 1. an apparatus for striking a bell so as to produce a musical sound, as one at the front door of a house by which visitors announce their presence. 2. Often, chimes. a. a set of bells or of… …   Universalium

  • chime — I. /tʃaɪm / (say chuym) noun 1. a device for striking a bell or bells so as to produce a musical sound: a door chime; the chimes of Big Ben. 2. a set of vertical metal tubes struck with a hammer, as used in the modern orchestra. 3. the sound… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Chime — (ch[imac]m), n. [See {Chimb}.] See {Chine}, n., 3. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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