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Chase

Pronunciation: chās
v. t.1.To pursue for the purpose of killing or taking, as an enemy, or game; to hunt.
[imp. & p. p. Chased (chāst); p. pr. & vb. n. Chasing.]
2.To follow as if to catch; to pursue; to compel to move on; to drive by following; to cause to fly; - often with away or off; as, to chase the hens away.
3.To pursue eagerly, as hunters pursue game.
Chasing each other merrily.
- Tennyson.
v. i.1.To give chase; to hunt; as, to chase around after a doctor.
n.1.Vehement pursuit for the purpose of killing or capturing, as of an enemy, or game; an earnest seeking after any object greatly desired; the act or habit of hunting; a hunt.
You see this chase is hotly followed.
- Shak.
2.That which is pursued or hunted.
3.An open hunting ground to which game resorts, and which is private properly, thus differing from a forest, which is not private property, and from a park, which is inclosed. Sometimes written chace.
4.(Court Tennis) A division of the floor of a gallery, marked by a figure or otherwise; the spot where a ball falls, and between which and the dedans the adversary must drive his ball in order to gain a point.
Chase gun
(Naut.) a cannon placed at the bow or stern of an armed vessel, and used when pursuing an enemy, or in defending the vessel when pursued.
Chase port
(Naut.) a porthole from which a chase gun is fired.
Stern chase
(Naut.) a chase in which the pursuing vessel follows directly in the wake of the vessel pursued.
cut to the chase
(Film) a term used in action movies meaning, to shift the scene to the most exciting part, where someone is being chased. It is used metaphorically to mean "get to the main point".
1.(Print.) A rectangular iron frame in which pages or columns of type are imposed.
2.(Mil.) The part of a cannon from the reënforce or the trunnions to the swell of the muzzle. See Cannon.
3.A groove, or channel, as in the face of a wall; a trench, as for the reception of drain tile.
4.(Shipbuilding) A kind of joint by which an overlap joint is changed to a flush joint, by means of a gradually deepening rabbet, as at the ends of clinker-built boats.
v. t.1.To ornament (a surface of metal) by embossing, cutting away parts, and the like.
2.To cut, so as to make a screw thread.
Noun1.Chasechase - the act of pursuing in an effort to overtake or capture; "the culprit started to run and the cop took off in pursuit"
Synonyms: pursuit, following
Verb1.chase - go after with the intent to catch; "The policeman chased the mugger down the alley"; "the dog chased the rabbit"
2.chase - pursue someone sexually or romantically
Synonyms: chase after
3.chase - cut a groove into; "chase silver"
4.chase - cut a furrow into a columns
Synonyms: chamfer, furrow

CHASE, Eng. law. The liberty of keeping beasts of chase, or royal gaine, on another man's ground as well as on one's own ground, protected even from the owner of the land, with a power of hunting them thereon. It differs from a park, because it may be on another's ground, and because it is not enclosed. 2 Bl. Com. 38.

CHASE, property. The act of acquiring possession of animals ferae naturae by force, cunning or address. The hunter acquires a right to such animals by occupancy, and they become his property. 4 Toull. n. 7. No man has a right to enter on the lands of another for the purpose of hunting, without his consent. Vide 14 East, R. 249 Poth. Tr. du Dr. de Propriete, part 1, c. 2, art. 2. CHASTITY. That virtue which prevents the unlawful commerce of the sexes.
     2. A woman may defend her chastity by killing her assailant. See Self Defence. And even the solicitation of her chastity is indictable in some of the states; 7 Conn. 267; though in England, and perhaps elsewhere, such act is not indictable. 2 Chit. Pr. 478. Words charging a woman with a violation of chastity are actionable in themselves. 2 Conn. 707.

To dream that you are being chases, signifies that you are avoiding a situation that you do not think is conquerable. It is often a metaphor for some form of insecurity. In particular, to dream that you are chased by an animal, represents your own unexpressed and unacknowledged anger which is being projected onto that animal. Alternatively, you may be running away from a primal urge or fear. To dream that you are chasing someone, signifies that you are attempting to overcome a difficult goal or task. You may also be expressing some aggressive feelings toward others.Derby, Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes, address, afforestation, arboretum, assemble, beat, beat back, beau, bedog, bezel, boil, bolt, boondocks, boot out, boss, brush off, bundle, bush, bushveld, bustle, career, carve, cast, chamfer, charge, chase away, chase off, chase out, chevy, chink, chisel, chivy, chuck, climax forest, cloud forest, come after, come behind, corrugation, course, coursing, court, crack, cranny, crowd, cut, cynegetics, dado, dash, dash off, dash on, dendrology, dismiss, dog, dogging, double-time, drive, drive away, drive back, drive off, drive out, drum out, eject, emboss, engrave, engraving, esquire, evict, extrude, falcon, falconry, fend off, festinate, flat race, fling, flush, flute, fluting, follow the hounds, follow up, follow-up, following, force out, forest, forest land, forest preserve, forestry, found, fowl, fox hunting, freeze out, fringing forest, furrow, gallery forest, gash, get going, get moving, give chase, go after, go behind, go hunting, gouge, grave, greenwood, groove, gun, gunning, handicap, handicap race, hanger, harness race, harry out, hasten, hawk, hawking, heel, hold off, hollo after, horse race, hound, hue and cry, hunt down, hunt out, hunting, hurdle race, hurry, hurry on, hurry through, hurry up, hurry-scurry, hustle, incision, index forest, insculpture, jack, jacklight, jungle, jungles, keep off, kick out, lash, lay siege to, leap, lose no time, make after, make haste, make suit to, microgroove, model, mold, move behind, move quickly, national forest, out, pack off, palmetto barrens, park, park forest, pay attention to, pay court to, pine barrens, plate race, plunge, post, press on, prey, primeval forest, prosecute, prosecution, protection forest, prowl after, purse race, pursuance, pursuing, pursuit, push back, push on, push out, put back, put to flight, quarry, quarter-horse race, quest, quest after, rabbet, race, rain forest, raise, raise the hunt, rebuff, reforestation, refuse, repel, repulse, ride to hounds, ridge, rifling, rout, rout out, ruck, run, run out, rush, rush through, rut, scamper, score, scramble, scratch, scrub, scrubland, sculp, sculpt, sculpture, scurry, scuttle, search, searching, seek, seek out, seeking, selection forest, send away, send off, send packing, serenade, shadow, shadowing, shikar, shoot, shooting, shrubland, silviculture, slit, smoke out, snub, solder, spark, speed, sport, sporting, sprout forest, spurn, spurt, squire, stake, stake race, stalk, stalking, stand of timber, start, state forest, steeplechase, still hunt, still-hunt, streak, stria, striation, string along, sue, sulcation, sulcus, swain, sweep, sweepstake, sweepstakes, sweetheart, tag, tag after, tag along, tail, tailgate, take out after, tear, throw out, thrust back, timber, timberland, track, tracking, tracking down, trail after, trailing, tread close upon, tree veld, trotting race, turn back, venery, virgin forest, ward off, weld, well-worn groove, wildwood, woo, wood, woodland, woods, wrinkle
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