To admonish in blame; to reproach angrily.
- 1591' ''And yet I was last '''chidden for being too slow.'' — Shakespeare, ''The Two Gentlemen of Verona , .
- 1598' ''If the scorn of your bright eyne / Have power to raise such love in mine, / Alack, in me what strange effect / Would they work in mild aspect? / Whiles you '''chid me, I did love'' — Shakespeare, ''As You Like It , .
, author=Edgar Rice Burroughs
, title=Thuvia, Maiden of Mars
, publisher=The Gutenberg Project
, passage=Then she had not chidden' him for the use of that familiar salutation, nor did she ' chide
him now, though she was promised to another.
(obsolete) To utter words of disapprobation and displeasure; to find fault; to contend angrily.
(ambitransitive) To make a clamorous noise; to chafe.
- 1611' ''And Jacob was wroth, and '''chode with Laban: and Jacob answered and said to Laban, What is my trespass? what is my sin, that thou hast so hotly pursued after me? — Genesis 31:36 KJV.
- As doth a rock against the chiding flood.
- the sea that chides the banks of England
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From (etyl) chyne, from (etyl) eschine.
The top of a ridge.
The spine of an animal.
- And chine with rising bristles roughly spread.
A piece of the backbone of an animal, with the adjoining parts, cut for cooking.
(nautical) a sharp angle in the cross section of a hull
The edge or rim of a cask, etc., formed by the projecting ends of the staves; the chamfered end of a stave.
To cut through the backbone of; to cut into chine pieces.
To chamfer the ends of a stave and form the chine.
(etyl) , from (etyl) cine, (cinu). The Old English term is cognate to Old Saxon kena, and is related to the Old English verb ("to split open, to sprout").
(Southern England) a steep-sided ravine leading from the top of a cliff down to the sea
* J. Ingelow
* 1988, , Penguin Books (1988), page 169
- The cottage in a chine .
- In the odorous stillness of the day I thought of the tracks that threaded Egdon Heath, and of benign, elderly Sandbourne, with its chines and sheltered beach-huts.