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 for Chit
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Chit \Chit\ (ch[i^]t), n. [Cf. AS. c[imac][eth] shoot, sprig,
     from the same root as c[imac]nan to yawn. See Chink a
     cleft.]
     1. The embryo or the growing bud of a plant; a shoot; a
        sprout; as, the chits of Indian corn or of potatoes.
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     2. A child or babe; as, a forward chit; also, a young, small,
        or insignificant person or animal.
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              A little chit of a woman.             --Thackeray.
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     3. An excrescence on the body, as a wart. [Obs.]
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     4. A small tool used in cleaving laths. --Knight.
        [1913 Webster] Chit

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Chit \Chit\, Chitty \Chit"ty\, n. [Hind. chi[.t][.t][imac].]
     1. A short letter or note; a written message or memorandum; a
        certificate given to a servant; a pass, or the like.
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
  
     2. A signed voucher or memorandum of a small debt, as for
        food and drinks at a club. [India, China, etc.]
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Chit \Chit\, v. i.
     To shoot out; to sprout.
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           I have known barley chit in seven hours after it had
           been thrown forth.                       --Mortimer.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Chit \Chit\, 3d pers. sing. of Chide.
     Chideth. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  chit
      n 1: a dismissive term for a girl who is immature or who lacks
           respect; "she was incensed that this chit of a girl should
           dare to make a fool of her in front of the class"; "she's a
           saucy chit"
      2: the bill in a restaurant; "he asked the waiter for the check"
         [syn: check, chit, tab]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  99 Moby Thesaurus words for "chit":
     accounts payable, accounts receivable, acknowledgment, amount due,
     answer, bad debts, bairn, bantam, banty, bill, billet, bills,
     borrowing, bud, business letter, button, charges, cherub, chick,
     chickabiddy, child, chits, communication, darling, debt,
     diminutive, dispatch, due, dues, epistle, favor, featherweight,
     financial commitment, fingerling, floating debt, funded debt,
     indebtedness, indebtment, innocent, juvenile, kid, kitten, lamb,
     lambkin, letter, liability, lightweight, line, little bugger,
     little fellow, little guy, little innocent, little one, little tad,
     little tot, maturity, memo, memorandum, message, mini, minikin,
     minnow, minny, missive, mite, moppet, mouse, national debt, nipper,
     notation, note, nubbin, obligation, offspring, outstanding debt,
     peewee, pledge, pony, public debt, puss, reply, rescript, runt,
     score, shaver, shrimp, slip, small fry, snip, snippet, tad, tit,
     tot, uncollectibles, unfulfilled pledge, wart, wee tot, wisp,
     youngster
  
  

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