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EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German kirchwīhe, from Old High German chirichwīhī, from chirich (church) + wīhī (consecration), meaning “festival celebrating the consecration of a church (or the anniversary of such consecration)”. Equivalent to Chilche (church) +‎ Wiihi (consecration). Cognate with German Kirchweih.

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Chilbi f (plural Chilbine)

  1. fair, festival, parish fair