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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of chivy.

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Examples

  • And unluckily just missed a farcical interlude, for the chief accountant, accused of embezzling public funds, was attacked and chivied from the town with a petroleum can on his head.

    High Albania

  • Cat stalked the corridors and chambers like a restless shade until Maude chivied her outside under the threat of bodily harm.

    Earl of Durkness

  • Cat stalked the corridors and chambers like a restless shade until Maude chivied her outside under the threat of bodily harm.

    Earl of Durkness

  • Cat stalked the corridors and chambers like a restless shade until Maude chivied her outside under the threat of bodily harm.

    Earl of Durkness

  • She stood and chivied herself up the seam to the tiny vertical opening at its peak, from which she gazed westward, northward, eastward, and at last she saw it—a tiny spot of white far to the south, growing larger with each passing minute.

    Aching for Always

  • Even Angela Merkel, who had garnered rapturous and entirely undeserved plaudits for her diplomatic efforts during the German presidency, was chivied by a large section of the German media for not paying more attention to the problems at home.

    They do not appear to be happy

  • Even Angela Merkel, who had garnered rapturous and entirely undeserved plaudits for her diplomatic efforts during the German presidency, was chivied by a large section of the German media for not paying more attention to the problems at home.

    Archive 2007-07-01

  • I'd wake up, all worritted and chivied about my imagined charges, and then I'd be too worked up to go back to sleep for ten or fifteen minutes.

    trinityboy Diary Entry

  • Ever since my last snatch I have been much chivied about over the President business; his answer has come, and is an evasion accompanied with schoolboy insolence, and we are going to try to answer it.

    Vailima Letters

  • A white sun, chivied of outline by a white sky, boomed over a windless day.

    Tender is the Night

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