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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Chip \Chip\ (ch[i^]p), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Chipped (ch[i^]pt); p. pr. & vb. n. Chipping.] [Cf. G. kippen to cut off the edge, to clip, pare. Cf. Chop to cut.] 1. To cut small pieces from; to diminish or reduce to shape, by cutting away a little at a time; to hew. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To break or crack, or crack off a portion of, as of an eggshell in hatching, or a piece of crockery. [1913 Webster] 3. To bet, as with chips in the game of poker. [1913 Webster] To chip in, to contribute, as to a fund; to share in the risks or expenses of. [Slang. U. S.] [1913 Webster]