Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The practice or art of taking fish by gaffing them through holes cut in the ice.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Present participle of chug.
  • adjective Composed of rhythmic chugs

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Examples

  • When it's quiet he can hear a train chugging by and he allows his mind to wonder briefly what is on it, and where's it's going.

    Rasta inmates spend decade in isolation for dreadlock hair

  • I found myself taking great pleasure in chugging my way through these homely little tasks.

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  • I just hope that "normal" (and add to that "happy" and "content at last") will serve me well as I begin chugging along the tenure track.

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  • I just hope that "normal" (and add to that "happy" and "content at last") will serve me well as I begin chugging along the tenure track.

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  • I found myself taking great pleasure in chugging my way through these homely little tasks.

    Smellin’ the Roses

  • The platform curves through thick vegetation, and you can hear the train chugging up the slope from miles away.

    Archive 2005-07-01

  • After chugging from the winner’s big beer on the podium, Johnson was quick to praise second - and third-placed teammates Powers and Driscoll, saying they’ve already this season proven their speed and skill on a variety of demanding courses and conditions.

    Johnson and Miller confirm on day two at Gloucester

  • The jobs recovery gained speed in March—not ramming speed, or cruising speed, but let's call it chugging along speed.

    Jobs and Wages

  • I would rather have tea with Charlotte Bronte than drinks with Ernest Hemingway; I would entirely enjoy a road trip with Mary Higgins Clark but despair at the idea of chugging along with Jack K.

    BrontëBlog

  • A decade of coin chugging updates spurred numerous imitators as the fighter became the most popular and prolific genre of the time.

    TotalVideoGames.com

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