previous next
Chase, vb., 1) to hunt: “the roe that's tired with --ing,” Ven. 561. “unless it be a boar, and then I c. it,” Ven. 561 Wiv. V, 5, 252.
2) to pursue; absol.: all swoln with --ing, down Adonis sits (earlier Qq chafing) Ven. 325. Transit.: “who this accomplishment so hotly --d,” Lucr. 716. Sonn. 143, 10. Tp. V, 35. Merch. II, 6, 13. H4A I, 1, 24. H6A I, 5, 3. Tim. I, 1, 25 (M. Edd. chafes). Cymb. III, 3, 42. V, 3, 48. “to c. injustice with revengeful arms,” Lucr. 1693. “though Fortune should c. us with our father,” Wint. V, 1, 217. “to rouse his wrongs and c. them to the bay,” R2 II, 3, 128. “to c. us to our graves,” R3 IV, 4, 54.
3) to drive away: “their rising senses begin to c. the ignorant fumes,” Tp. V, 67. Followed by “from:” Lucr. 1834. Gentl. II, 4, 134. All's III, 2, 106. John III, 4, 83. R2 II, 1, 118. H5 V, 2, 38. H6A I, 2, 115. H6C I, 1, 90. “--d your blood out of appearance,” H5 II, 2, 75. “c. hence,” H6A I, 3, 55. H6B III, 1, 144. “c. away,” Err. V, 153. H6B III, 2, 44.
hide Dictionary Entry Lookup
Use this tool to search for dictionary entries in all lexica.
Search for in
hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: