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- n. The chickpea.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The chick-pea.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A dwarf pea: same as chick-pea.
- Niggardly; sparing.
- n. A miser; a niggard.
- To chuck; cluck, as a hen.
- To call by clucking, as a hen her young.
French chiche, pois chiche, a dwarf pea, from Latin cicer the chickpea. (Wiktionary)