In the United States Navy: A special request form. For example, a Chit needs to be submitted to get out of watch duty.

Chit (chit), n. [Cf. AS. cIð shoot, sprig, from the same root as cInan to yawn. See Chink a cleft.]

1.

The embryo or the growing bud of a plant; a shoot; a sprout; as, the chits of Indian corn or of potatoes.

2.

A child or babe; as, a forward chit; also, a young, small, or insignificant person or animal.

A little chit of a woman.
Thackeray.

3.

An excrescence on the body, as a wart. [Obs.]

4.

A small tool used in cleaving laths. Knight.

 

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Chit, v. i.

To shoot out; to sprout.

I have known barley chit in seven hours after it had been thrown forth.
Mortimer.

 

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Chit, 3d sing. of Chide.

Chideth. [Obs.] Chaucer.

 

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Chit, Chit"ty (?) , n. [Hind. chi&tsdot;&tsdot;I.]

1.

A short letter or note; a written message or memorandum; a certificate given to a servant; a pass, or the like.

2.

A signed voucher or memorandum of a small debt, as for food and drinks at a club. [India, China, etc.]

 

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