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chiause

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EtymologyEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • enPR: chä.o͞osʹ, IPA(key): /tʃɑˈʊs/ (Can we verify(+) this pronunciation?)
  • Hyphenation: chia‧use

NounEdit

chiause

  1. Obsolete spelling of chiaus [17th c.]
  2. Obsolete spelling of chouse
    • 1649, Elson, John James, quoting William Cavendish, “dramatis personae”, in The Varietie, quoted in "Humours of Monsieur Galliard (William, Duke of Newcastle)", The Wits, or, Sport upon sport, Cornell studies in English, v. 18, Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, published 1932, OCLC 586757202, page 204:
      In addition to these characters, Simpleton (described in Variety as "a Country Chiause,") []
    • For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:chiause.

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NounEdit

chiāuse m

  1. vocative singular of chiāusus