Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The state of being a chum, or of occupying the same chambers with another; close intimacy.

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Examples

  • If you had seem him on a basketball court or cutting up with his buddies after school, you would have seen exactly the kind of chumship Sullivan was talking about.

    Red Flags or Red Herrings?

  • If you had seem him on a basketball court or cutting up with his buddies after school, you would have seen exactly the kind of chumship Sullivan was talking about.

    Red Flags or Red Herrings?

  • Cambridge more anxious to be mistaken for a third-year man than I was anxious to become an old chum, as the colonial dialect calls a settler — thereby proving my new chumship most satisfactorily.

    A First Year in Canterbury Settlement

  • That's what our association always ought to mean to us, -- just chumship, and wonderful and preposterous _pretends_.

    Turn About Eleanor

  • Cora, Bess and Belle were real girl chums, but they never knew all, the delights of chumship until they "went in" for motoring.

    The Motor Girls on Waters Blue Or the Strange Cruise of the Tartar

  • I did honestly believe it was a cradle chumship which wouldn't last, Mildred.

    Play the Game!

  • Thus, Link had grown to manhood with no dog at his heels, and without knowing the normal human's love for canine chumship.

    His Dog

  • Child and dog made a pretty picture of utter chumship.

    Further Adventures of Lad

  • But du Maurier's lines describe him and our chumship much better than any words of mine could do.

    In Bohemia with Du Maurier The First Of A Series Of Reminiscences

  • _chumship_ prevailed: every set of chambers was possessed by two cooccupants; they had generally the same bed-room, and a common study; and they were called _chums_.

    Memorials and Other Papers — Volume 1

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