chaun

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

chaun ‎(plural chauns)

  1. (obsolete) A gap.
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Verb[edit]

chaun ‎(third-person singular simple present chauns, present participle chauning, simple past and past participle chauned)

  1. (obsolete) To open; to yawn.
    • Marston
      O, chaun thy breast.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Romansch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin canis.

Noun[edit]

chaun m (plural chauns)

  1. (Rumantsch Grischun, Puter) (male) dog

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