Chilled to Chinook

(Chilled) a.

1. Hardened on the surface or edge by chilling; as, chilled iron; a chilled wheel.

2. (Paint.) Having that cloudiness or dimness of surface that is called "blooming."

(Chil"li) n. See Chili.

(Chill"i*ness) n.

1. A state or sensation of being chilly; a disagreeable sensation of coldness.

2. A moderate degree of coldness; disagreeable coldness or rawness; as, the chilliness of the air.

3. Formality; lack of warmth.

(Chill"ing) a. Making chilly or cold; depressing; discouraging; cold; distant; as, a chilling breeze; a chilling manner.

Chill"ing"ly, adv.

(Chill"ness), n. Coolness; coldness; a chill.

Death is the chillness that precedes the dawn.

(Chill"y) a. Moderately cold; cold and raw or damp so as to cause shivering; causing or feeling a disagreeable sensation of cold, or a shivering.

(Chi"log*nath) n. (Zoöl.) A myriapod of the order Chilognatha.

(||Chi*log"na*tha) n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. lip + gna`qos Jaw.] (Zoöl.) One of the two principal orders of myriapods. They have numerous segments, each bearing two pairs of small, slender legs, which are attached ventrally, near together.

(Chi*lo"ma) n. [NL., fr. Gr. lip, fr. lip. See -oma.] (Zoöl.) The tumid upper lip of certain mammals, as of a camel.

(Chi"lo*pod) n. (Zoöl.) A myriapod of the order Chilopoda.

(||Chi*lop"o*da) n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. lip + -poda.] (Zoöl.) One of the orders of myriapods, including the centipeds. They have a single pair of elongated legs attached laterally to each segment; well developed jaws; and a pair of thoracic legs converted into poison fangs. They are insectivorous, very active, and some species grow to the length of a foot.

(||Chi*los"to*ma Chi*lo*stom"a*ta) n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. + outh.] (Zoöl.) An extensive suborder of marine Bryozoa, mostly with calcareous shells. They have a movable lip and a lid to close the aperture of the cells. [Also written Chillostomata.]

(Chi`lo*stoma*tous) a. (Zoöl.) Of or pertaining to the Chilostoma.

Chiltern Hundreds
(Chiltern Hundreds) [AS. Chiltern the Chiltern, high hills in Buckinghamshire, perh. Fr. ceald cold + ern, ærn, place.] A tract of crown land in Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire, England, to which is attached the nominal office of steward. As members of Parliament cannot resign, when they wish to go out they accept this stewardship, which legally vacates their seats.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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