Definitions

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  • n. Alternative form of choler.

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Examples

  • It turned out to be what Arubans call a choller house — a crack house.

    Missing White Female

  • Suffer not thy selfe to be conquerd by choller, in disclosing this to thy kindred or husband, because too much harme may ensue thereon.

    The Decameron

  • Hee was a most horrible blasphemer of God and his Saints, upon the very least occasion, as being more addicted to choller, then any other man could be.

    The Decameron

  • Bernardoes blood now began to boyle, and patience being a little put downe by choller, thus he replyed.

    The Decameron

  • Now, among those common hurtfull enemies, the sinne or vice which most carrieth us with full carrere, and draweth us into unadvoydable dangers (in mine opinion) seemeth to be that of choller or anger, which is a sodain and inconsiderate moving, provoked by some received injury, which having excluded all respect of reason, and dimnd (with darke vapors) the bright discerning sight of the understanding, enflameth the minde with most violent fury.

    The Decameron

  • Whereby plainly appeareth, that a sodaine witty and merry answer, doth oftentimes appease the furious choller of an angry man

    The Decameron

  • And we having noted the grace of those words, hale them in sometimes to a familiar Epistle, when it were too much choller to be chollericke.

    Defence of Poesie

  • Indeede enflamed, with a well grounded rage, hee would have his words (as it were) double out of his mouth, and so do that artificially, which we see men in choller doo naturally.

    Defence of Poesie

  • On one occasion Elizabeth showed her dislike of a courtier's coat by spitting upon it, and her habit of administering physical correction to those who displeased her called forth the witty remark of Sir John Harrington: "I will not adventure her Highnesse choller, leste she should collar me also."

    A History of English Prose Fiction

  • I counsailed his wife to absent her selfe at some of her Neighbours houses, till the choller of her husband was pacified, lest he should be moved against her, as he was against the young man.

    The Golden Asse

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  • JM chucked him under the choller and uttered an edipol

    February 6, 2009