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chuck



Pronunciation: (chuk), [key]
v.t.
1. to toss; throw with a quick motion, usually a short distance.
2. Informal.to resign from; relinquish; give up: He's chucked his job.
3. to pat or tap lightly, as under the chin.
4. Informal.to eject (a person) from a public place (often fol. by out): They chucked him from the bar.
5. Slang.to vomit; upchuck.
6. chuck it, Brit. Slang.stop it; shut up.

n.
1. a light pat or tap, as under the chin.
2. a toss or pitch; a short throw.
3. a sudden jerk or change in direction.

chuck



Pronunciation: (chuk), [key]
n.
1. the cut of beef between the neck and the shoulder blade. See diag. under beef.
2. a block or log used as a chock.
3. Mach.
a. a device for centering and clamping work in a lathe or other machine tool.
b. a device for holding a drill bit.

v.t.
Mach.to hold or secure with a chuck.

chuck



Pronunciation: (chuk), [key]
v.t., v.i.
to cluck.

n.
1. a clucking sound.
2. Archaic.(used as a term of endearment): my love, my chuck.

chuck



Pronunciation: (chuk), [key]
n. Western U.S. Slang.
food; provisions.

chuck



Pronunciation: (chuk), [key]
n. Informal.
woodchuck.

chuck



Pronunciation: (chuk), [key]
n. Canadian Slang.
1. water.
2. any body of water.

Chuck



Pronunciation: (chuk), [key]
n.
1. a male given name, form of Charles.
2. Usually Disparaging.
a. a white man.
b. white society, culture, and values.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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