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English citations of chunky

Etymology 2: sport[edit]

  • 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.