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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of chicane.

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Examples

  • I chicaned to secure him a fine room, which his lady-mother furnished "like a bridal chamher", if our Nassau cynics were to be credited, -- introduced him where it was necessary, and exercised generally towards him that distinguished patronage which one who "knows the ropes" is able to bestow upon a very Freshman.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 05, No. 32, June, 1860

  • Though he had refused to admit the notion that the men could be chicaned, as his agent had implied, he certainly did wonder a little whether a certain measure of security might not in some way be guaranteed, which would still leave him and the farmers a free hand.

    The Freelands

  • Though he had refused to admit the notion that the men could be chicaned, as his agent had implied, he certainly did wonder a little whether a certain measure of security might not in some way be guaranteed, which would still leave him and the farmers a free hand.

    Complete Project Gutenberg John Galsworthy Works

  • He had tried his best to get rid of them, advanced the rent, implored, chicaned, but all in vain.

    The Son of Monte-Cristo, Volume II

  • Being man-driven or chicaned, is different from being managed.

    Evan Harrington — Volume 3

  • Being man-driven or chicaned, is different from being managed.

    Evan Harrington — Complete

  • Being man-driven or chicaned, is different from being managed.

    Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith

  • The very possibility of public agency, by which such petitions could authentically arrive at Parliament, has been evaded and chicaned away.

    The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. 06 (of 12)

  • I know the mode has been chicaned upon; but it was substantially obeyed, and much better obeyed than I fear the Parliamentary requisition of this session will be, though enforced by all your rigor and backed with all your power.

    The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. 02 (of 12)

  • Le Mans has become so concerned with something called "safety" that they chicaned the Mulsanne Straight!

    Autoblog

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