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Chisel

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I chíselled him means, I cheated him, or cut him out of something.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Chimneypot Hat (A)
Chinese Gordon
Chingachgook
Chink or Jink
Chintz
Chios (Kios)
Chip or Chips
Chip of the Old Block (A)
Chiron [Kiron]
Chirping Cup or Glass
Chisel
Chitty-faced
Chivairy
Chivy
Chivy or Chivvy
Chloe (Kloee)
Chloe
Chœreas [Kereas]
Choice Spirit (A)
Choke
Choke-pear