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Definition for: CHELA

chela
(n.) The pincherlike claw of Crustacea and Arachnida.

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lache
lache
(n.) Neglect; negligence; remissness; neglect to do a thing at the proper time; delay to assert a claim.
leach
leach
(n.) See 3d Leech.
(n.) A quantity of wood ashes, through which water passes, and thus imbibes the alkali.
(n.) A tub or vat for leaching ashes, bark, etc.
(v. t.) To remove the soluble constituents from by subjecting to the action of percolating water or other liquid; as, to leach ashes or coffee.
(v. t.) To dissolve out; -- often used with out; as, to leach out alkali from ashes.
(v. i.) To part with soluble constituents by percolation.
(n.) See Leech, a physician.