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Webster 1913 Edition


Chaun

Chaun

,
Noun.
A gap.
[Obs.]
Colgrave.

Chaun

,
Verb.
T.
&
I.
To open; to yawn.
[Obs.]
O,
chaun
thy breast.
Marston.

Webster 1828 Edition


Chaun

CHAUN

,
Noun.
A gap.

CHAUN

,
Verb.
I.
To open; to yawn.

Definition 2022


chaun

chaun

English

Noun

chaun (plural chauns)

  1. (obsolete) A gap.
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Verb

chaun (third-person singular simple present chauns, present participle chauning, simple past and past participle chauned)

  1. (obsolete) To open; to yawn.
    • Marston
      O, chaun thy breast.


Romansch

Alternative forms

Etymology

From Latin canis, canem.

Noun

chaun m (plural chauns)

  1. (Rumantsch Grischun, Puter) (male) dog

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