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Part of Speech: noun
Results: 15
1. A rectangular iron frame in which pages or columns of type are imposed.
4. A kind of joint by which an overlap joint is changed to a flush joint, by means of a gradually deepening rabbet, as at the ends of clinker- built boats.
Part of Speech: Noun
2. That which is pursued or hunted.
3. An open hunting ground to which game resorts, and which is private properly, thus differing from a forest, which is not private property, and from a park, which is inclosed. Sometimes written chace.
Part of Speech: verb
1. To give chase; to hunt; as, to chase around after a doctor.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To pursue for the purpose of killing or taking, as an enemy, or game; to hunt.
2. To pursue eagerly, as hunters pursue game.
3. To ornament ( a surface of metal) by embossing, cutting away parts, and the like.
4. To cut, so as to make a screw thread.
5. To drive away.
6. To follow as if to catch; to pursue; to compel to move on; to drive by following; to cause to fly; - often with away or off; as, to chase the hens away.
Examples of usage:
  • Here Chase spoke up. - "Letters of Major Jack Downing, of the Downingville Militia", Seba Smith.
  • Mebby she does it so's to chase him up an' continyoo onbroken them hectorin's of her's. - "Wolfville Nights", Alfred Lewis.
  • Will she continue so hopeless a chase? - "A Voyage with Captain Dynamite", Charles Edward Rich.
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