Definition of Chaine

1. a series of ballet turns [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chaine

chain smoker
chain stitch
chain stitches
chain store
chain stores
chain story
chain tongs
chain tower
chain towers
chain up
chain wrench
chainage
chainages
chaincase
chaincases
chaine (current term)
chained
chaines
chainfall
chainfalls
chaingun
chainguns
chaining
chainings
chainless
chainlet
chainlets
chainlike
chainlink fence
chainmail

Literary usage of Chaine

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Law Journal Reports: New Series (1881)
"The claimant then handed to Mrs. chaine his cheque, payable to her order for ... Mrs. chaine then handed the cheque to one of Mr. Maynard's clerks with ..."

2. Psychological Review (1881)
""LA chaine MAGNETIQUE" (PARIS). (July 15.) This paper comes to us at the epoch ... We almost wonder how the chaine Magnetique will get on in the absence of ..."

3. Diary and Correspondence of Samuel Pepys, F.R.S.: Secretary to the by Samuel Pepys, Richard Griffin Braybrooke (1855)
"... that the Dutch have broke the chaine and burned our ships, and particularly "The Royal Charles:"2 other particulars I know not, but it is said to be so. ..."

4. The Law Reports. Queen's Bench Division by Railway and Canal Commission, Court of Appeal, Great Britain, Criminal Division, Court for Crown Cases Reserved (1881)
"The claimant claimed the goods under the following circumstances :— On the of January, 1880, Mrs. chaine applied to the claimant to advance her money upon ..."

5. Letters Written by Eminent Persons in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth by Thomas Hearne, John Aubrey (1813)
"He shewed me., 1649, the best way of making an arch was a parabola with a chaine; so he tooke off his girdle from his cassock, and applied it to the wall ..."

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