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chuck

noun
chiefly West

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substances intended to be eaten
  • after a long day, the cowboys lined up for some chuck

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chuck

verb

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1 to get rid of as useless or unwanted
  • after the power outage we reluctantly chucked everything that had been sitting in the fridge

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2 to give up (a job or office)
  • I swear, I have half a mind to chuck this job and become a hermit!

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  • hire (out or on)

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3 to send through the air especially with a quick forward motion of the arm
  • chucked a wad of paper at his friend's back

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The first known use of chuck was in the 14th century

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“Chuck.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/chuck. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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