(n.) A bird of the genus Icteria, allied to the warblers, in America. The best known species are the yellow-breasted chat (I. viridis), and the long-tailed chat (I. longicauda). In Europe the name is given to several birds of the family Saxicolidae, as the stonechat, and whinchat.
(n.) A twig, cone, or little branch. See Chit.
(n.) Small stones with ore.
(v. i.) To talk in a light and familiar manner; to converse without form or ceremony; to gossip.
The circulating life energy that in Chinese philosophy is thought to be inherent in all things; in traditional Chinese medicine the balance of negative and positive forms in the body is believed to be essential for good health