Definitions

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  • proper n. Short form of the male given name Charles.

Etymologies

Originally an abbreviation of "Charles". (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Chas is benefitting in this conversation, and in many conversations based on the fact tha AIPAC does not like him, which distracts from the possibility that he may not be entirely objective in dealing with Saudi points of view.

    Matthew Yglesias » The War on Chas Freeman

  • "Refugees with Laptops" ... is the phrase Chas at Nature Blog used when he e-mailed me that he and Mary and their dogs, cat, etc. had been evacuated from their house by the Forest Service at the approach of the Mason Fire.

    Archive 2005-07-01

  • The court placed this wiretap evidence under protective order to guard the identity of the FBI's informant -- a man we'll call "Chas" -- who participated in Operation Hookshot because he was facing 10 to 20 years in prison for an unrelated cocaine conviction.

    SI.com

  • Charles Willoughby - known as "Chas" - died aged 42 in 2004, 20 years after he was involved in the holdup of an armoured truck outside Birkenhead Foodtown on Auckland's North Shore.

    Stuff.co.nz - Stuff

  • Twenty years later, as an Arabic speaker, he was interpreting George H.W. Bush-a fellow Yaleman and blueblood who fixed his name forever as "Chas" - to King Fahd as ambassador to Saudi Arabia during the Gulf War.

    WHAT REALLY HAPPENED

  • Ambassador Joseph Davies (recall Chas Freeman, presently) and many, many others.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • Her husband called her Chas and she called him Arn, short for Arnold.

    Butterfly

  • Her husband called her Chas, and she called him Arn, short for Arnold.

    Crystal

  • No need to speculate Chas, that is what I'm saying and folks seem to be missing the point.

    NY Daily News

  • Ambassador Charles "Chas" Freeman, effectively being blackballed by the Israel Lobby and its many supporters in the Washington press corps and on Capitol Hill.

    Another Bush Intelligence Failure

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