choush

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • enPR: choush, IPA(key): /tʃaʊʃ/
  • Hyphenation: choush

Noun[edit]

choush (plural choushes) (obsolete)

  1. Pronunciation spelling of chiaus. [from 19th c.]
    • 1874, Baker, Samuel W., 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.

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