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charwoman a woman employed to perform general cleaning work, usu. in a large building.
chary wary or mindful; cautious. [4 definitions]
chase1 to follow with the goal of overtaking; run after. [9 definitions]
chase2 a frame into which type is set for printing. [2 definitions]
chase3 to make ornamental grooves or indentations in; emboss.
chaser one that chases. [2 definitions]
Chasid see "Hasid."
chasm a deep fissure or cleft in the earth's surface; gorge. [3 definitions]
chassé a swift gliding dance step to the side or front. [2 definitions]
chasseur in the French army, a member of the light infantry or light cavalry, specially trained for rapid maneuvering. [3 definitions]
chassis in a motor vehicle, the frame supporting the body and engine. [4 definitions]
chaste not having committed fornication or adultery. [3 definitions]
chasten to awaken conscience or bring about moral improvement through suffering, discipline, or punishment. [3 definitions]
chastise to punish, often corporally. [2 definitions]
chastity the practice or condition of sexual abstinence or virginity; celibacy. [2 definitions]
chasuble a loose, sleeveless garment worn by a priest over other clothing during Mass.
chat to talk in a friendly or informal manner. [7 definitions]
château a castle or country manor in France, or one built according to a French style. [2 definitions]
châteaubriand an esp. thick and tender center cut of beef tenderloin, usu. served with a sauce.
chatelaine the mistress of a castle or large household. [3 definitions]
chatroom a site on the Internet where two or more computer users can converse in real time by typing messages that appear on all participants' screens instantly.