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- Pronunciation spelling of chiaus. [from 19th c.]
1874, Samuel W. Baker, Ismailïa: a narrative of the expedition to Central Africa for the suppression of the slave trade: organized by Ismail, Khedive of Egypt, volume 2, London: Macmillan, OCLC 858261921, page 299:
- The other bodies were those of the choush that had fallen by my side, and the soldier who had been shot on the parapet.
- For more examples of usage of this term, see Citations:choush.