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  • noun the first Hindu calendar month (corresponding to March in the Gregorian calendar)

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Examples

  • In addition, the Society for the Study of Popular Culture and the Middle Ages usually sponsors a session on the general topic of "The Comics Get Medieval" hosted originally by the Arthurian Legends Area but now moved to the Medieval Popular Culture Area since its revival under the current area chait, Kate Laity, but this year, as in some past years, we did not have enough proposals to warrant an entire session.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • In addition, the Society for the Study of Popular Culture and the Middle Ages usually sponsors a session on the general topic of "The Comics Get Medieval" hosted originally by the Arthurian Legends Area but now moved to the Medieval Popular Culture Area since its revival under the current area chait, Kate Laity, but this year, as in some past years, we did not have enough proposals to warrant an entire session.

    Medievalism Sessions/Papers at 2009 Popular/American Culture Associations Meeting (New Oreleans 4/8-11/09)

  • Tournant ve che, cus chait ge vec mi nait seils ance trant ton essus.

    catpewk Diary Entry

  • Shaking his head, he rose from his chait and made his slow way to the door.

    Greenmantle

  • "Aw dooan't want to chait yo ', mother, an' aw've nought to screen Bob for, for aw dooan't know 'at he's a fault, unless it is his thinkin' soa mich o 'me."

    Yorksher Puddin' A Collection of the Most Popular Dialect Stories from the Pen of John Hartley

  • A chap 'at can chait somdy aght ov twenty thaasand paands is considered smart: but a poor begger' at stails

    Yorksher Puddin' A Collection of the Most Popular Dialect Stories from the Pen of John Hartley

  • I also measured barometrically the elevation at the great chait on the plains, and found it 15,620 feet, and by carefully boiled thermometers, 15,283, on the 13th October, and 15,566 on the 15th: the difference being due to the higher temperature on the latter day, and to a rise of 0.3 degree on both boiling-point thermometers above what the same instruments stood at on the 13th.

    Himalayan Journals — Complete

  • Kinchinjhow being annually held at a large chait hard by, which is painted red, ornamented with banners, and surmounted by an enormous yak's skull, that faces the mountain.

    Himalayan Journals — Complete

  • Campbell and the Lama drew up at the chait of Kongra Lama, and announced his wish to confer with their commandant.

    Himalayan Journals — Complete

  • Sikkim people forward, escorted us to the frontier, where he took an inscribed board from the chait, and showing us the great vermilion seal of the Emperor of China (or more probably of the Lhassan authorities) on one side, and two small brown ones of the Sikkim

    Himalayan Journals — Complete

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