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chaoush (plural chaoushes)

  1. Obsolete spelling of chiaus
    • 1824, Morier, James J., The adventures of Hajji Baba, of Ispahan, volume 1, 2nd edition, London: Murray, OCLC 681045757, page 17:
      [] the chaoush informed us, in a solemn and important manner, that we were now approaching to the places where the Turcomans generally lie in wait for caravans, []
    • For more examples of usage of this term, see Citations:chaoush.


  • chaus in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911