Definition of Chirt
1. to squeeze [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: squeeze
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Literary usage of Chirt
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1. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language: To which is Prefixed, a by John Jamieson (1879)
"To chirt, va 1. To squeeze, to press out,S. I saw that cruel! ... As the v. to chirt signifies to press, and this conveys the idea of suppression, ..."
2. The philology of the English tongue by John Earle (1880)
"But may it have been so partially— may the chirt have been in the ... The Danish K has no chirt anywhere; but the Swedish K is pronounced as English CH when ..."
3. Jamieson's Dictionary of the Scottish Language: In which the Words are by John Jamieson, John Johnstone (1867)
"To chirt, ua 1. To squeese ; to press out, S. Douglas. 2. ... T» chirt in, nn To press in, 8. 0. To chirt, rn Expl. in 01. to "confine laughter," Galloway. ..."
4. A Dictionary of the Scottish Language: In which the Words are Explained in by John Jamieson (1867)
"3. "To squirt, or send forth suddenly." Gl. Sibb . Roxb. chirt, ». 1. A squeeze, 8. 2. A (.quirt, Roxb. S. A small quantity ; as. a Air! of gem. a ..."
5. Publications by English Dialect Society (1873)
"... chirt, gur, which the philosophers call tho mother of mettais, and soil of all colours sometimes. When it bears ore, it is called a quick vein ; when no ..."
6. The Annual Register edited by Edmund Burke (1872)
"AB Alexander, Vicar of chirt, Surrey: “—“ Sir,—I was walking over one of the hills of the romantic village of chirt to-day (Monday), when I was attracted by ..."
7. Reprinted Glossaries by Walter William Skeat (1873)
"... clay, chirt, ... brown - hen, pitcher - chirt, gur, which the philosophers call the mother of mettais, ..."