variants: or less commonly chounce \ ˈchau̇n(t)s \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of chounse

South & Midland
: shake, bounce especially : to freshen (as a pillow or tick) by shaking

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History and Etymology for chounse

probably alteration of jounce

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“Chounse.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chounse. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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