1. (v. i.) To crack; to make a sharp, abrupt noise to chink.

2. (v. i.) To speak affectedly.

3. (n.) A petty contrivance; a toy; a plaything; a knickknack.

4. (n.) A readiness in performance; aptness at doing something; skill; facility; dexterity.

5. (n.) Something performed, or to be done, requiring aptness and dexterity; a trick; a device.

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