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chaoosh

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • enPR: chä.o͞oshʹ, IPA(key): /tʃɑˈʊʃ/ (Can we verify(+) this pronunciation?)
  • Hyphenation: cha‧oosh

NounEdit

chaoosh

  1. Obsolete spelling of chiaus
    • 1811, Scott, Jonathan, The arabian nights entertainments, volume 6, London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, OCLC 680834703, page 26:
      When the sultan of the genii had read the note, he called out to one of his chaoosh8, who immediately attended before him, and commanded him to bring into his presence without delay the genie who had enchanted the daughter of the sultan of Cairo.
    • For more examples of usage of this term, see Citations:chaoosh.