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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of chace.

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Examples

  • a tide of fortune in his disfavour, was tempted to reverse the chances by unfair play, was found out, and as ignominiously chaced from the field of hazard as from that of patriotism.

    Camilla: or, A Picture of Youth

  • She chaced it, with as little emotion as she could shew; and Lord O'Lerney, with an air of gayer kindness, said; 'As we must now, Miss Tyrold, account ourselves to be somewhat allied, you permit me, I hope, to recommend my gallant Cousin to your protection with Sir Hugh?

    Camilla

  • The gentlest tranquillity then took place in her breast, of the tumultuous joy which had first chaced her deadly affliction.

    Camilla

  • But as extravagance and good luck, by long custom, go hand in hand, he spent as fast as he acquired; and upon a tide of fortune in his disfavour, was tempted to reverse the chances by unfair play, was found out, and as ignominiously chaced from the field of hazard as from that of patriotism.

    Camilla

  • Had the state of her finances been as flourishing as it was decayed, she would have been equally steady in this forbearance: her reason was fair, though her feelings frequently chaced it from the field.

    Camilla

  • CAMILLA went on to Etherington in deep distress; every ray of hope was chaced from her prospects, with a certainty more cruel, though less offensive, to her feelings, than the crush given them by Miss Margland.

    Camilla

  • Thus, they're on board a living ship, trying to make a living while being chaced by the Peacekeepers, a militant race of human-looking people.

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  • Moyses, with the children of Israel, overthwart the see, alle drye, whan Pharao the Kyng of Egypt chaced hem.

    The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville

  • Aftre that was the sone of Elphy chosen to ben Soldan, and cleped him Mellethasseraff: and he toke the citee of Akoun, and chaced out the Christene men: and this was also empoysond.

    The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville

  • But the Comaynz chaced him out of the contree, and diden hym meche sorwe; and maden on of hem self Soudan, that hadde to name Lachyn.

    The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville

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