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Chi"ca (?), n. [Sp.]

A red coloring matter. extracted from the Bignonia Chica, used by some tribes of South American Indians to stain the skin.

2.

A fermented liquor or beer made in South American from a decoction of maize.

3.

A popular Moorish, Spanish, and South American dance, said to be the original of the fandango, etc.

 

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