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English citations of chunky
Etymology 2: sport
- 1957, Don Tracy, Cherokee, page 49:
- Now they wouldn't shout for Suti whenever there was some nasty chore to do; now the other boys would want him to play chunky with them.
- 1987, Southern folk ballads (W. K. McNeil, George E. Lankford), page 253:
- In the Southeast the form was a ground stone disk called a "chunkstone" for playing chunky.
- 2002, Alan Taylor, American Colonies, page 391:
- The towns featured a central plaza of beaten earth, where men regularly played chunky (a spear-tossing game) and a ball sport akin to lacrosse, both accompanied by heavy betting.