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chivvy


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chevy  \Chev"y\,  n.  [Written  also  {chivy},  and  {chivvy}.]  [Prob. 
  fr  the  ballad  of  Chevy  Chase;  cf  Prov.  E.  chevychase  a 
  noise,  confusion,  pursuit.]  [Eng.] 
  1.  A  cry  used  in  hunting. 
 
  2.  A  hunt;  chase;  pursuit. 
 
  3.  The  game  of  prisoners'  base.  See  {Base},  n.,  24. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  chivvy 
  v  :  annoy  continually  or  chronically;  "He  is  known  to  harry  his 
  staff  when  he  is  overworked"  [syn:  {harass},  {hassle},  {harry}, 
  {chivy},  {chevy},  {chevvy},  {beset},  {plague},  {molest}, 
  {provoke}] 




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