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  • noun Plural form of chicanery.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Not exactly a path less travelled, but it had an exceptional cast and a deft enough script (Brian Fillis) to avoid the lurch into Waterloo Road (or, worse, Dead Poets Society) – quick footwork, too, to craft a zeitgeisty subplot around this summer's policy reversals on new build and the tempting chicaneries of academy status.

    Lost Land of the Tiger; Unequal Opportunities; Excluded; Spooks; Seven Days

  • Barring any chicaneries or tomfooleries, or any other stupid word, whoever wins, wins.

    Archive 2007-10-01

  • Who pocketed the most profits that was obtained by the supposed chicaneries?

    "PHONY FINANCIALS AND OTHER FOLLIES"

  • Were they at least on the job while the supposed chicaneries of the bare majority Democrats was going on?

    "PHONY FINANCIALS AND OTHER FOLLIES"

  • HEEP – and by — HEEP — fraudulently obtained or withheld from Mr.W. himself, on pretence of such speculations or otherwise; perpetuated by a miscellaneous catalogue of unscrupulous chicaneries — gradually thickened, until the unhappy Mr.W. could see no world beyond.

    David Copperfield

  • The result was even accepted by Rosales even though the chicaneries of the chavista machinery might have padded up by a million votes the Chavez total.

    2006, the year in review

  • This one was watching placidly as the opposition was debating endlessly the now professional chicaneries of the CNE instead of Chavez misrule.

    Sumate, again, a target of crass chavismo

  • The result was even accepted by Rosales even though the chicaneries of the chavista machinery might have padded up by a million votes the Chavez total.

    12/31/2006 - 01/07/2007

  • This one was watching placidly as the opposition was debating endlessly the now professional chicaneries of the CNE instead of Chavez misrule.

    07/09/2006 - 07/16/2006

  • * Trevanyi: nomadic folk of a distinctive racial stock, prone to thievery, sorcery, and other petty chicaneries; an excitable, passionate, vengeful people.

    Trullion: Alastor 2262

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