Definition of Chawers
1. chawer [n] - See also: chawer
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Literary usage of Chawers
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The British Herald Or, Cabinet of Armorial Bearings of the Nobility & Gentry ...by Thomas Robson by Thomas Robson (1830)
"Crest, an arm erect, couped at the elbow, vested per pale sa. and ar. holding in the hand ppr. a covered cup or. Chaworth, or chawers, az. two chev. ar. ..."
2. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, George Walter Prothero, John Gibson Lockhart, John Murray, Whitwell Elwin, John Taylor Coleridge, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, William Macpherson, William Smith (1851)
"... and the American chawers-up] : but it is certain that the rump of cooped and thoroughly fat fowls wonderfully pleases the palate, and is wont to be ..."
3. The Americans at Home: Pen-and-ink Sketches of American Men, Manners, and by David Macrae (1870)
"... distant spittoon ; and at other times filthy with puddles of the same fluid, gradually thickening and expanding between the feet of assiduous chawers. ..."
4. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1894)
"There was a little flap of canvas, like a loophole in the tilt, fitted for the use of chawers and the cleanliness of the floor. ..."