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- noun A shaped piece of
wood, plastic, etc. attached to the body of a violinor violato aid in the positioning of the player's chinagainst on the instrument.
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Alice looked very pale around the gills and kept her face buried in the chinrest of her chair.
The Night of the Long Knives Fritz Leiber 1951
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