Definition of Chals
1. chal [n] - See also: chal
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chals
Literary usage of Chals
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant: Embracing English, American, and Anglo by Albert Barrère, Charles Godfrey Leland (1889)
"... Romany chals."—" Many gypsies."—Lavengro, Advantage (Californian); pocket advantage, carrying a pistol charged and at half cock in the coat pocket, ..."
2. Romano lavo-lil: word book of the Romany; or, English Gypsy language. With by George Henry Borrow (1888)
"As for Romany-chals there is not such a place for them in the whole world as the Forest. Them that wants to see Romany-chals should go to the Forest, ..."
3. Lavengro: The Scholar, the Gypsy, the Priest by George Henry Borrow (1907)
"Now for that of the other, Romany chals, a name in which the English Gypsies ... The meaning of Romany chals is lads of Rome or Rama; Romany signifying that ..."
4. The English Gipsies and Their Language by Charles Godfrey Leland (1873)
"... chals will haw tute. ... chals, an' be hawed by foki that kaum mandy, ... apre by chals that dick kaulo apre mandy. ..."