chine




Definitions of chine
  1. noun

    backbone of an animal

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    type of:

    back, backbone, rachis, spinal column, spine, vertebral column

    the series of vertebrae forming the axis of the skeleton and protecting the spinal cord

  2. noun

    cut of meat or fish including at least part of the backbone

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    type of:

    cut, cut of meat

    a piece of meat that has been cut from an animal carcass

  3. verb

    cut through the backbone of an animal

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    type of:

    butcher, slaughter

    kill (animals) usually for food consumption

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