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- n. A river fish, the chub.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A river fish; the chub.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An old name of the chub. Also chiven, chiving.
We travelled along the Wharfe into the Dale, that takes its name from the river, which reaches from York about 20 miles, enlivened almoft all the way with gentlemens feats at a little diftance from each other; and left Otley-cheven, on the fouth fide of the river, a fmall market - town, no otherwife of note than for its fituation, which is under a large craggy cliff.