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- informal term for chit
- ‘I laughed as I signed the chitty and asked if the company offered a similar scheme for customers.’
- ‘I got to see the doc and must have presented well because I was sent off clutching some pills - a strong diuretic - and a chitty to go for a chest x-ray.’
- ‘The swimming is lovely and signing of chitties for ice-cool beers at the swimming pool bar is the main effort of the day.’
- ‘The Repo man pushed the chitty into Derek's hand and ambled back to his repossessing.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.