Word:

Chortle

Chor´tle
v. t. & i.1.A word coined by Lewis Carroll (Charles L. Dodgson), and usually explained as a combination of chuckle and snort.
[imp. & p. p. Chortled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Chor"tling ( ).]
O frabjous day ! Callooh ! Callay !
He chortled in his joy.
- Lewis Carroll.
Noun1.chortle - a soft partly suppressed laugh
Synonyms: chuckle
Verb1.chortle - laugh quietly or with restraint
Homeric laughter, be in stitches, belly laugh, boff, boffola, break up, burst into laughter, burst of laughter, burst out, burst out laughing, burst with laughter, bust a gut, cachinnate, cachinnation, cackle, chuckle, convulsion, crow, fit of laughter, gales of laughter, giggle, go into convulsions, guffaw, ha-ha, hearty laugh, hee-haw, hee-hee, hilarity, ho-ho, horselaugh, laugh, laugh it up, laugh outright, laughing, laughter, nearly die laughing, outburst of laughter, peal of laughter, risibility, roar, roar of laughter, roar with laughter, shake like jelly, shake with laughter, shout, shout of laughter, shriek, snicker, snigger, sniggle, snort, split, split with laughter, tee-hee, titter, yuck, yuk-yuk
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choroid coat
choroid plexus
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choroidal artery
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