Night-marching in sleet and wind is not for chits of seventeen.
I, myself, could show a handful of his chits for meals and drinks in my drawer.
These invitations were sent informally upon little cards called "chits."
Lisle noticed that he often paid in chits, instead of money.
Probably not—but that does not console Lieut. —— for the loss of his chits.
Do you think my lady has nought to do but attend to the whimsies of chits like you?
I need not say that, after this exposure, the chits that you have given to Captain Sanders become null and void.
Thirty-three, wondered how men could leave the society of sensible women to flirt with chits.
So she turns her part of the contract over to you two chits of gals; does she?
And as for the chits on the other side—whew, they blow right and left, as the feathers on their hats do.
"note," 1776, short for chitty, from Mahrati (Hindi) chitthi "letter, note," from Sanskrit chitra-s "distinctively marked" (cf. cheetah).
An impudent and spirited young woman: a saucy chit
[1640s+; origin uncertain]
A bill for food or drink, which one signs or initials instead of paying immediately
[1920s+; In the sense ''note,'' chit is attested from the 1780s; shortening of Anglo-Indian chitty, ''letter, note,'' fr Hindi]