What does the word chick mean?

Usage examples for chick

  1. The egg, when first a chick, the shell's its prison; So's flesh to the soul, who yet with Christ is risen. – The Works of John Bunyan Volume 3 by John Bunyan
  2. " All right, Chick," said Blister. – Blister Jones by John Taintor Foote
  3. An elderly man with his wife bought a large bottle which the grocer put into one scale of his balance, and poured its weight in chick- peas into the other. – Familiar Spanish Travels by W. D. Howells