CHIN's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of chin
Definition:
n. central forward portion of the lower jaw; bottom of face
Example:
The face is mild and weak, especially in the thin short chin and feeble mouth.
Sentence in Classic:
The priest let the blindcord fall to one side and, uniting his hands, leaned his chin gravely upon them, communing with himself.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
And Maria laughed again till the tip of her nose nearly met the tip of her chin and till her minute body nearly shook itself asunder because she knew that Mooney meant well though, of course, she had the notions of a common woman.
Dubliners By James Joyce Context
From the lower part of the face he appeared to be a man of strong character, with a thick, hanging lip, and a long, straight chin suggestive of resolution pushed to the length of obstinacy.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Holmes sat motionless by the fire, his hands buried deep in his trouser pockets, his chin sunk upon his breast, his eyes fixed upon the glowing embers.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Sudden as winking the ornery old cretur went an to smash, and fell up against the man, and put his chin on his shoulder, and cried down his back, and says:.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain Context
But when he emerged from the towel, he was not yet satisfactory, for the clean territory stopped short at his chin and his jaws, like a mask; below and beyond this line there was a dark expanse of unirrigated soil that spread downward in front and backward around his neck.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain Context
Her chin was pressed so closely against her foot, that there was hardly room to open her mouth; but she did it at last, and managed to swallow a morsel of the lefthand bit.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll Context
Being a man of very warm heart, he was seldom angry; but when he was angry, and when his chin quivered, then, as Alexander Vronsky knew, he was dangerous.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He had sketched this new pose, when all at once he recalled the face of a shopkeeper of whom he had bought cigars, a vigorous face with a prominent chin, and he sketched this very face, this chin on to the figure of the man.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Natasha jumped on it, sank into the feather bed, rolled over to the wall, and began snuggling up the bedclothes as she settled down, raising her knees to her chin, kicking out and laughing almost inaudibly, now covering herself up head and all, and now peeping at her mother.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Rostov saw the prisoners being led away and galloped after them to have a look at his Frenchman with the dimple on his chin.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context