Chined
Chined Chined, a. 1. Pertaining to, or having, a chine, or backbone; -- used in composition. --Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster]

2. Broken in the back. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

He's chined, goodman. --Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster]


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