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chaser

noun chas·er \ ˈchā-sər \

Definition of chaser

1 : one that chases
2 : a drink of a different kind taken immediately after a stronger or weaker one
  • whiskey with a beer chaser
  • beer with a whiskey chaser
; broadly : something drunk or eaten immediately after something else
  • … I ask for tea, am handed a pot, and with it a chaser of cranberry juice …
  • —Walter Teller

First Known Use of chaser

13th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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chaser

noun

Definition of chaser

1 : a skilled worker who produces ornamental chasing
2 : a tool for cutting screw threads

First Known Use of chaser

1707

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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