American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. New England To choose sides for a children's game.
- Perhaps from French (je) choisis, (I) choose, first person sing. present of choisir, to choose, from Old French; see choice. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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