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 Chink or Jink.Chios (Ki’os). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Chintz
 
means spotted. The cotton goods originally manufactured in the East. (Persian, chinz, spotted, stained; Hindu, chint, plur chints; Sanserit, chitra, variegated.)   1
 


 Chink or Jink.Chios (Ki’os). 

 
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