Definitions

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  • verb Present participle of chivy.

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Examples

  • The passing rain shower had been replaced by a pale, milky sun and a stiff breeze hurrying the people down Henry Street like a chivying hand.

    Earl of Durkness

  • The passing rain shower had been replaced by a pale, milky sun and a stiff breeze hurrying the people down Henry Street like a chivying hand.

    Earl of Durkness

  • The passing rain shower had been replaced by a pale, milky sun and a stiff breeze hurrying the people down Henry Street like a chivying hand.

    Earl of Durkness

  • I smiled, watching the furious small parents chivying the crow to and fro, and wondered whether crows, left to their own devices, really did fly in a straight line.

    Sick Cycle Carousel

  • She obviously thought she had arrived first and was chivying up some sort of special treatment.

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  • But he does not stay to feed the pen chivying her game of cygnets towards the rushes.

    Ulysses

  • The worthy Father spent some time chivying his flock about the forest, but in vain, and he returned home disgusted, deciding that the

    Travels in West Africa

  • He could see a squad of tresias chivying someone behind the screen.

    Odyssey

  • He could see a squad of tresias chivying someone behind the screen.

    Odyssey

  • He began counting the flock into the paddock aloud rather than using a physical tally as Cashel, chivying the flock from the rear, would have had to do.

    Lord of the Isles

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