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Word meaning Chuck

v. i. To make a noise resembling that of a hen when she calls her chickens; to cluck.
v. i. To chuckle; to laugh.
v. t. To call, as a hen her chickens.
n. The chuck or call of a hen.
n. A sudden, small noise.
n. A word of endearment; -- corrupted from chick.
v. t. To strike gently; to give a gentle blow to.
v. t. To toss or throw smartly out of the hand; to pitch.
v. t. 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.
n. A slight blow or pat under the chin.
n. A short throw; a toss.
n. A contrivance or machine fixed to the mandrel of a lathe, for holding a tool or the material to be operated upon.
n. A small pebble; -- called also chuckstone and chuckiestone.
n. A game played with chucks, in which one or more are tossed up and caught; jackstones.
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.

Crossword clues for Chuck

- Ice hockey ball
- Throw
- Throw quickly

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