Definitions starting with C

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[OED very common in 16-17th c ... now esteemed vulgar; also Brit., US dial.] v. to chew: 1918 Chawfine, chew him up! [to dog] (Parsons 67). (Gen.)

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Last update: 2012-01-09 19:04
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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