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In the United States Navy: A special request form. For example, a Chit needs to be submitted to get out of watch duty.

Chit (chit), n. [Cf. AS. cIð shoot, sprig, from the same root as cInan to yawn. See Chink a cleft.]


The embryo or the growing bud of a plant; a shoot; a sprout; as, the chits of Indian corn or of potatoes.


A child or babe; as, a forward chit; also, a young, small, or insignificant person or animal.

A little chit of a woman.


An excrescence on the body, as a wart. [Obs.]


A small tool used in cleaving laths. Knight.


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Chit, v. i.

To shoot out; to sprout.

I have known barley chit in seven hours after it had been thrown forth.


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Chit, 3d sing. of Chide.

Chideth. [Obs.] Chaucer.


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Chit, Chit"ty (?) , n. [Hind. chi&tsdot;&tsdot;I.]


A short letter or note; a written message or memorandum; a certificate given to a servant; a pass, or the like.


A signed voucher or memorandum of a small debt, as for food and drinks at a club. [India, China, etc.]


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