Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of chigre.

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Examples

  • Cider, or sidra, is the drink of choice in the Asturian mountains and served in chigres or sidrerias

    On El Transcantábrico, a Railway

  • The rebels eluded the military, but the chigres, locusts, scorpions, and bush-spiders were ever ready to come half-way to meet them; likewise serpents and alligators proffered them the freedom of the forests and exhibited a hospitality almost excessive.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 05, No. 31, May, 1860

  • She nibbled a sandwich, elbows on table, and asked if Montgomery still indulged itself in picnics, a form of recreation which she associated only with a youthful horror of chigres.

    Otherwise Phyllis

  • I still sat on the grass and I began to cuddle Billy's bare knees in the skirt of my dress so the chigres couldn't get at them.

    The Melting of Molly

  • The rebels eluded the military, but the chigres, locusts, scorpions, and bush-spiders were ever ready to come half-way to meet them; likewise serpents and alligators proffered them the freedom of the forests, and exhibited a hospitality almost excessive.

    Black Rebellion Five Slave Revolts

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