Chaucer

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English Chaucer, from Old French chaucier (maker of chausses), from chauces (clothing for the legs, breeches, pantaloons, hose). Also see case.

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Chaucer

  1. A rare medieval English surname, notably borne by Geoffrey Chaucer, a 14th century English author, best remembered for The Canterbury Tales.
  2. (by extension) Geoffrey Chaucer or his works.

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Etymology[edit]

from Old French chaucier (maker of chausses), from chauces (clothing for the legs, breeches, pantaloons, hose).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tʃau̯ˈsɛːr/, /ˈtʃau̯sər/

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Chaucer

  1. A medieval English surname.
  2. (rare) Geoffrey Chaucer (14th century English poet)

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