chinking

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

chinking (countable and uncountable, plural chinkings)

  1. The material used to fill the spaces between logs in a log house; caulking.
  2. The sound of something that chinks.
    • 1887, May Hodgson, A day of life (page 187)
      All the sounds mingle with the chinkings of the gold and silver coin []

Verb[edit]

chinking

  1. Present participle of chink.