Last modified on 12 August 2014, at 22:50

chevy

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Probably from Chevy Chase, the scene of a battle celebrated in a number of early ballads.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

chevy (plural chevies)

  1. A hunt or pursuit.

VerbEdit

chevy (third-person singular simple present chevies, present participle chevying, simple past and past participle chevied)

  1. to hunt or chase
    • 1893: On the contrary, it seemed rather a piquant thing to us to chevy him about the playground and hit him over the shins with a wicket. — Arthur Conan Doyle, ‘The Naval Treaty’ (Norton 2005, p.666)

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