chin NOUN the protruding part of the face below the mouth.
VERB informal hit or punch on the chin.
keep one's chin up — Cf. ↑keep one's chin up
take it on the chin — Cf. ↑take it on the chin
DERIVATIVES chinned adjective.
ORIGIN Old English.

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