Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A long, stout, coarse hemp, rather foul, used for making inferior rope.
- v. present participle of chuck.
“For a memo from Jonathan Lindley, director of what is laughingly called “enforcement” at BIA reveals that the BIA have no real interest in chucking these people out if they are caught:”
“I am a huge fan of Rob Horne but am still concerned he is pretty under done with not much footy this year, it would be a big call chucking into a QF or SF to run on.”
“I am all for the idea of chucking every fcuktard we can find in the Channel tunnel, then blowing it at our end therefore giving all lower echelons of life to France and, double whammy, we also cut all ties with France.”
“You said you secured the change not because you were angry for Carey "chucking" you but because it made more sense to name it after Teddy Roosevelt because basically there aren't monuments or buildings named after him in NY.”
“Bowlers in cricket aren't allowed to straighten their bowling arm during delivery; doing so constitutes throwing (known in cricket as "chucking") and is cricket's No. 1 no-no.”
“Very often it is requisite to solder together two extensive flat surfaces -- for instance, in "chucking" certain kinds of brass work.”
“Cardinal Newman was not ashamed to talk of "chucking" a thing off, or getting into a "scrape.”
“A Method of "chucking" delicate Metal-work, in order that it may be turned with perfect truth”
“Objected to my 'chucking' oyster shells at the tutors 'windows -- good old English custom, fast becoming obsolete.”
“They will carry off at once as many acorns as old-fashioned economical farmers used to walk about with in their pockets, "chucking" them one, two, or three at a time to the pigs in the stye as a _bonne bouche_ and an encouragement to fatten well.”
Looking for tweets for chucking.