Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • See chirk.

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Examples

  • I had but sat down to a flask of malvesie and a mortress of brawn, as is my use about this hour, when there comes a cherking, and I find my wine over my legs and the flask in my lap, and then as I stoop to clip it there comes another cursed cherk, and there is a mortress of brawn stuck fast to the nape of my neck.

    The White Company

  • I had but sat down to a flask of malvesie and a mortress of brawn, as is my use about this hour, when there comes a cherking, and I find my wine over my legs and the flask in my lap, and then as I stoop to clip it there comes another cursed cherk, and there is a mortress of brawn stuck fast to the nape of my neck.

    The White Company

  • I had but sat down to a flask of malvesie and a mortress of brawn, as is my use about this hour, when there comes a cherking, and I find my wine over my legs and the flask in my lap, and then as I stoop to clip it there comes another cursed cherk, and there is a mortress of brawn stuck fast to the nape of my neck.

    The White Company

  • I had but sat down to a flask of malvoisie and a mortress of brawn, as is my use about this hour, when there comes a cherking, and I find my wine over my legs and the flask in my lap, and then as I stoop to clip it there comes another cursed cherk, and there is a mortress of brawn stuck fast to the nape of my neck.

    The White Company

  • I had but sat down to a flask of malvesie and a mortress of brawn, as is my use about this hour, when there comes a cherking, and I find my wine over my legs and the flask in my lap, and then as I stoop to clip it there comes another cursed cherk, and there is a mortress of brawn stuck fast to the nape of my neck.

    The White Company

  • "Goes in the middle o 'the night, sir, to be sure, and there we was as quiet as could be; but we didn't hear nothin' till just afore sunrise, when there was a _cherk, cherk_, and a bit of flutterin 'just as we was makin' up our minds as he was too artful for us.

    Fire Island Being the Adventures of Uncertain Naturalists in an Unknown Track

  • This is just another case of people sucking on gov't freebies and shouldn't get anything especially when they probably put nothing into the system and never worked. "spell cherk wrote on Jun 13, 2009 8: 22 AM:

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  • "Your cherk turni pale; for a guilty conrdenee tell* you, you are undone — Come forward, thouvirtuoua miniiler, and itll ilie world I7 what intereft Mr. H'mt ha) been recomtn ended to Tu extraoi-dinary a mark of hit Majefty'i favour i what was the price of the pa - lent he hai bought, and to wliat honourable purpolfa

    The speeches of Iohn Wilkes, one of the knights of the shire for the county of Middlesex, in the Parliament appointed to meet at Westminster the 29.th day of November 1774, to the prorogation the 6.th day of June 1777

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