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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of chack.


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  • The yellow-breasted chat, the long-tailed variety belonging to the West, delivers his strange medley of "chacks" and whistles, and rattles and other indescribable cries, in a voice that is loud and distinct, as well as sweet and rich.

    A Bird-Lover in the West

  • They greeted me with severe and reproving "chacks," and finally favored me with the most musical call I have heard from the sweet-voiced bird of the meadow.

    Little Brothers of the Air

  • But the AMA will not do that, they will always add on to the collection of expensive procedures in the hopes of getting larger chacks and spreading the cost over flat rate payers.

    Single Payer in the U.S.?, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • With Rumsfeld's ignominious and overdue downfall, and the new willingness, however tepid, among the press to look at the malfeasance in the pentagon, this may be the best opportunity they will have in decades to show just what a mistake it is to write blank chacks for military spending.


  • Brewer's blackbirds hover overhead as you come into the neighborhood of their nests or young, and the males utter their caveats in short squeals or screeches and the females in harsh "chacks."

    Birds of the Rockies

  • The performance of the chat was exceedingly droll; first a whistle, clear as an oriole note, followed by chacks that would deceive a red-wing himself, and then, oddest of all, the laugh of a feeble old man, a weak sort of "yah! yah! yah!"

    A Bird-Lover in the West

  • Whatever might have been his motive, he delighted me, as always, by the spirit and vigor with which he poured out his chacks and whistles and rattles and calls.

    A Bird-Lover in the West

  • Then it’s going to be a blast to finally have chacks and balances with accountability for lame duck “King George”.

    Think Progress » FACT CHECK: Ned Lamont Does Not Support ‘Immediate Withdrawal’ From Iraq


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