What does the word chink mean?

Usage examples for chink

  1. By and by the door opened- but a very little way- and through the chink old Tregenza peered out at him- gaunt, shaggy, grey of hair and of face, his beard and his very eyebrows powdered with sawdust. – Merry-Garden and Other Stories by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  2. Didn't I know they was that to each other, seein' them through the chink in the curtain lovin' an' kissin'?" – Love of Brothers by Katharine Tynan