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chace

chace
(n.) See 3d Chase, n., 3.
(v. t.) To pursue. See Chase v. t.

chafe

chafe
(n.) Heat excited by friction.
(n.) Injury or wear caused by friction.
(n.) Vexation; irritation of mind; rage.
(v. i.) To rub; to come together so as to wear by rubbing; to wear by friction.
(v. i.) To be worn by rubbing; as, a cable chafes.
(v. i.) To have a feeling of vexation; to be vexed; to fret; to be irritated.
(v. t.) To excite heat in by friction; to rub in order to stimulate and make warm.
(v. t.) To excite passion or anger in; to fret; to irritate.
(v. t.) To fret and wear by rubbing; as, to chafe a cable.

chape

chape
(n.) The piece by which an object is attached to something, as the frog of a scabbard or the metal loop at the back of a buckle by which it is fastened to a strap.
(n.) The transverse guard of a sword or dagger.
(n.) The metal plate or tip which protects the end of a scabbard, belt, etc.

chare

chare
(n.) A narrow street.
(n. & v.) A chore; to chore; to do. See Char.
(v. i.) To work by the day, without being a regularly hired servant; to do small jobs.
(v. t.) To perform; to do; to finish.
(v. t.) To work or hew, as stone.

chase

chase
(n.) A rectangular iron frame in which pages or columns of type are imposed.
(n.) The part of a cannon from the reenforce or the trunnions to the swell of the muzzle. See Cannon.
(n.) A groove, or channel, as in the face of a wall; a trench, as for the reception of drain tile.
(n.) 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.
(v.) Vehement pursuit for the purpose of killing or capturing, as of an enemy, or game; an earnest seeking after any object greatly desired; the act or habit of hunting; a hunt.
(v.) That which is pursued or hunted.
(v.) 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.
(v.) A division of the floor of a gallery, marked by a figure or otherwise; the spot where a ball falls, and between which and the dedans the adversary must drive his ball in order to gain a point.
(v. i.) To give chase; to hunt; as, to chase around after a doctor.
(v. t.) To pursue for the purpose of killing or taking, as an enemy, or game; to hunt.
(v. t.) 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.
(v. t.) To pursue eagerly, as hunters pursue game.
(v. t.) To ornament (a surface of metal) by embossing, cutting away parts, and the like.
(v. t.) To cut, so as to make a screw thread.

phage

phage
A virus that is parasitic (reproduces itself) in bacteria; "phage uses the bacterium's machinery and energy to produce more phage until the bacterium is destroyed and phage is released to invade surrounding bacteria"

phare

phare
(n.) A beacon tower; a lighthouse.
(n.) Hence, a harbor.

phase

phase
(n.) That which is exhibited to the eye; the appearance which anything manifests, especially any one among different and varying appearances of the same object.
(n.) Any appearance or aspect of an object of mental apprehension or view; as, the problem has many phases.
(n.) A particular appearance or state in a regularly recurring cycle of changes with respect to quantity of illumination or form of enlightened disk; as, the phases of the moon or planets. See Illust. under Moon.
(n.) Any one point or portion in a recurring series of changes, as in the changes of motion of one of the particles constituting a wave or vibration; one portion of a series of such changes, in distinction from a contrasted portion, as the portion on one side of a position of equilibrium, in contrast with that on the opposite side.

shade

shade
(n.) Comparative obscurity owing to interception or interruption of the rays of light; partial darkness caused by the intervention of something between the space contemplated and the source of light.
(n.) Darkness; obscurity; -- often in the plural.
(n.) An obscure place; a spot not exposed to light; hence, a secluded retreat.
(n.) That which intercepts, or shelters from, light or the direct rays of the sun; hence, also, that which protects from heat or currents of air; a screen; protection; shelter; cover; as, a lamp shade.
(n.) Shadow.
(n.) The soul after its separation from the body; -- so called because the ancients it to be perceptible to the sight, though not to the touch; a spirit; a ghost; as, the shades of departed heroes.
(n.) The darker portion of a picture; a less illuminated part. See Def. 1, above.
(n.) Degree or variation of color, as darker or lighter, stronger or paler; as, a delicate shade of pink.
(n.) A minute difference or variation, as of thought, belief, expression, etc.; also, the quality or degree of anything which is distinguished from others similar by slight differences; as, the shades of meaning in synonyms.
(v. t.) To shelter or screen by intercepting the rays of light; to keep off illumination from.
(v. t.) To shelter; to cover from injury; to protect; to screen; to hide; as, to shade one's eyes.
(v. t.) To obscure; to dim the brightness of.
(v. t.) To pain in obscure colors; to darken.
(v. t.) To mark with gradations of light or color.
(v. t.) To present a shadow or image of; to shadow forth; to represent.

shake

shake
Obs. p. p. of Shake.
(n.) The act or result of shaking; a vacillating or wavering motion; a rapid motion one way and other; a trembling, quaking, or shivering; agitation.
(n.) A fissure or crack in timber, caused by its being dried too suddenly.
(n.) A fissure in rock or earth.
(n.) A rapid alternation of a principal tone with another represented on the next degree of the staff above or below it; a trill.
(n.) One of the staves of a hogshead or barrel taken apart.
(n.) A shook of staves and headings.
(n.) The redshank; -- so called from the nodding of its head while on the ground.
(v.) To cause to move with quick or violent vibrations; to move rapidly one way and the other; to make to tremble or shiver; to agitate.
(v.) Fig.: To move from firmness; to weaken the stability of; to cause to waver; to impair the resolution of.
(v.) To give a tremulous tone to; to trill; as, to shake a note in music.
(v.) To move or remove by agitating; to throw off by a jolting or vibrating motion; to rid one's self of; -- generally with an adverb, as off, out, etc.; as, to shake fruit down from a tree.
(v. i.) To be agitated with a waving or vibratory motion; to tremble; to shiver; to quake; to totter.

shale

shale
(n.) A shell or husk; a cod or pod.
(n.) A fine-grained sedimentary rock of a thin, laminated, and often friable, structure.
(v. t.) To take off the shell or coat of; to shell.

shame

shame
(n.) A painful sensation excited by a consciousness of guilt or impropriety, or of having done something which injures reputation, or of the exposure of that which nature or modesty prompts us to conceal.
(n.) Reproach incurred or suffered; dishonor; ignominy; derision; contempt.
(n.) The cause or reason of shame; that which brings reproach, and degrades a person in the estimation of others; disgrace.
(n.) The parts which modesty requires to be covered; the private parts.
(n.) To be ashamed; to feel shame.
(v. t.) To make ashamed; to excite in (a person) a comsciousness of guilt or impropriety, or of conduct derogatory to reputation; to put to shame.
(v. t.) To cover with reproach or ignominy; to dishonor; to disgrace.
(v. t.) To mock at; to deride.

shape

shape
(n.) To form or create; especially, to mold or make into a particular form; to give proper form or figure to.
(n.) To adapt to a purpose; to regulate; to adjust; to direct; as, to shape the course of a vessel.
(n.) To image; to conceive; to body forth.
(n.) To design; to prepare; to plan; to arrange.
(n.) Character or construction of a thing as determining its external appearance; outward aspect; make; figure; form; guise; as, the shape of a tree; the shape of the head; an elegant shape.
(n.) That which has form or figure; a figure; an appearance; a being.
(n.) A model; a pattern; a mold.
(n.) Form of embodiment, as in words; form, as of thought or conception; concrete embodiment or example, as of some quality.
(n.) Dress for disguise; guise.
(n.) A rolled or hammered piece, as a bar, beam, angle iron, etc., having a cross section different from merchant bar.
(n.) A piece which has been roughly forged nearly to the form it will receive when completely forged or fitted.
(v. i.) To suit; to be adjusted or conformable.

share

share
(n.) The part (usually an iron or steel plate) of a plow which cuts the ground at the bottom of a furrow; a plowshare.
(n.) The part which opens the ground for the reception of the seed, in a machine for sowing seed.
(v.) A certain quantity; a portion; a part; a division; as, a small share of prudence.
(v.) Especially, the part allotted or belonging to one, of any property or interest owned by a number; a portion among others; an apportioned lot; an allotment; a dividend.
(v.) Hence, one of a certain number of equal portions into which any property or invested capital is divided; as, a ship owned in ten shares.
(v.) The pubes; the sharebone.
(v. i.) To have part; to receive a portion; to partake, enjoy, or suffer with others.
(v. t.) To part among two or more; to distribute in portions; to divide.
(v. t.) To partake of, use, or experience, with others; to have a portion of; to take and possess in common; as, to share a shelter with another.
(v. t.) To cut; to shear; to cleave; to divide.

shave

shave
Obs. p. p. of Shave.
(v. i.) To use a razor for removing the beard; to cut closely; hence, to be hard and severe in a bargain; to practice extortion; to cheat.
(v. t.) To cut or pare off from the surface of a body with a razor or other edged instrument; to cut off closely, as with a razor; as, to shave the beard.
(v. t.) To make bare or smooth by cutting off closely the surface, or surface covering, of; especially, to remove the hair from with a razor or other sharp instrument; to take off the beard or hair of; as, to shave the face or the crown of the head; he shaved himself.
(v. t.) To cut off thin slices from; to cut in thin slices.
(v. t.) To skim along or near the surface of; to pass close to, or touch lightly, in passing.
(v. t.) To strip; to plunder; to fleece.
(v. t.) A thin slice; a shaving.
(v. t.) A cutting of the beard; the operation of shaving.
(v. t.) An exorbitant discount on a note.
(v. t.) A premium paid for an extension of the time of delivery or payment, or for the right to vary a stock contract in any particular.
(v. t.) A hand tool consisting of a sharp blade with a handle at each end; a drawing knife; a spokeshave.
(v. t.) The act of passing very near to, so as almost to graze; as, the bullet missed by a close shave.

thane

thane
(n.) A dignitary under the Anglo-Saxons and Danes in England. Of these there were two orders, the king's thanes, who attended the kings in their courts and held lands immediately of them, and the ordinary thanes, who were lords of manors and who had particular jurisdiction within their limits. After the Conquest, this title was disused, and baron took its place.

thave

thave
(n.) Same as Theave.

whale

whale
(n.) Any aquatic mammal of the order Cetacea, especially any one of the large species, some of which become nearly one hundred feet long. Whales are hunted chiefly for their oil and baleen, or whalebone.

whame

whame
(n.) A breeze fly.