from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The liberty or franchise of having a chase; free chase.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In English law, a right of liberty of free chase, whereby persons having lands within its limits are prohibited from cutting down any wood, etc., even in their own demesnes, to the prejudice of the right. Also called free-chase.
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Up on the high moors, in the frank-chase, here indeed was a day to make sad hearts rejoice.