MEANING: noun: A printed and glazed cotton fabric, typically with a flowery pattern.

ETYMOLOGY: From chintz, a printed cotton fabric imported from India, from Hindi chheent (spattering, stain). Earliest documented use: 1614. The word has resulted in the adjective chintzy meaning gaudy or stingy.

CHINOZ - the latest in fashion pants made of coarse cotton fabric

CHIN-AZ - familiar name for a Harrahs resort in Maricopa, Arizona

CHIN TZU - little-known younger brother of the Chinese philosopher Lao Tzu, contemporary of Confucius
(and yes, I do know the Chinese naming tradition)