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 Chisel.Chivairy. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Chitty-faced.
 
Baby-faced, lean. A chit is a child or sprout. Both chit and chitty-faced are terms of contempt. (Anglo-Saxon, cith, a twig, etc.)   1
 


 Chisel.Chivairy. 

 
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