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chuck


  8  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chuck  \Chuck\  (ch[u^]k),  n. 
  1.  A  small  pebble;  --  called  also  {chuckstone}  and 
  {chuckiestone}.  [Scot.] 
 
  2.  pl  A  game  played  with  chucks,  in  which  one  or  more  are 
  tossed  up  and  caught;  jackstones.  [Scot.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chuck  \Chuck\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Chucked};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Chucking}.]  [Imitative  of  the  sound.] 
  1.  To  make  a  noise  resembling  that  of  a  hen  when  she  calls 
  her  chickens;  to  cluck. 
 
  2.  To  chuckle;  to  laugh.  [R.]  --Marston. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chuck  \Chuck\,  n. 
  A  piece  of  the  backbone  of  an  animal,  from  between  the  neck 
  and  the  collar  bone,  with  the  adjoining  parts  cut  for 
  cooking;  as  a  chuck  steak;  a  chuck  roast.  [Colloq.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chuck  \Chuck\,  v.  t. 
  To  call  as  a  hen  her  chickens.  --Dryden. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chuck  \Chuck\,  n. 
  1.  The  chuck  or  call  of  a  hen. 
 
  2.  A  sudden,  small  noise. 
 
  3.  A  word  of  endearment;  --  corrupted  from  chick.  ``Pray, 
  chuck,  come  hither.''  --Shak. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chuck  \Chuck\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Chucked};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Chucking}.]  [F.  choquer  to  strike.  Cf  {Shock},  v.  t.] 
  1.  To  strike  gently;  to  give  a  gentle  blow  to 
 
  Chucked  the  barmaid  under  the  chin.  --W.  Irving. 
 
  2.  To  toss  or  throw  smartly  out  of  the  hand;  to  pitch. 
  [Colloq.]  ``Mahomet  Ali  will  just  be  chucked  into  the 
  Nile.''  --Lord  Palmerson. 
 
  3.  (Mech.)  To  place  in  a  chuck,  or  hold  by  means  of  a  chuck, 
  as  in  turning;  to  bore  or  turn  (a  hole)  in  a  revolving 
  piece  held  in  a  chuck. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chuck  \Chuck\,  n. 
  1.  A  slight  blow  or  pat  under  the  chin. 
 
  2.  A  short  throw;  a  toss 
 
  3.  (Mach.)  A  contrivance  or  machine  fixed  to  the  mandrel  of  a 
  lathe,  for  holding  a  tool  or  the  material  to  be  operated 
  upon 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  chuck 
  n  1:  informal  terms  for  a  meal  [syn:  {chow},  {eats},  {grub}] 
  2:  the  part  of  a  forequarter  from  the  neck  to  the  ribs  and 
  including  the  shoulder  blade 
  3:  adjustable  jaws  center  workpiece  in  a  lathe  or  center  tool 
  in  a  drill 
  v  1:  throw  carelessly;  "chuck  the  ball"  [syn:  {toss}] 
  2:  throw  away  (slang);  "Chuck  these  old  notes"  [syn:  {ditch}] 
  3:  pat  or  squeeze  fondly  or  playfully,  esp.  under  the  chin 
  [syn:  {pat}] 
  4:  eject  the  contents  of  the  stomach  through  the  mouth;  "After 
  drinking  too  much  the  students  vomited"  [syn:  {vomit},  {vomit 
  up},  {cast},  {sick},  {cat},  {regurgitate},  {be  sick},  {disgorge}, 
  {regorge},  {retch},  {puke},  {barf},  {spew},  {spue},  {upchuck}, 
  {honk},  {throw  up}]  [ant:  {keep  down}] 




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