Definition of Chard

1. Noun. Beet lacking swollen root; grown as a vegetable for its edible leaves and stalks.

2. Noun. Long succulent whitish stalks with large green leaves.

Definition of Chard

1. n. The tender leaves or leafstalks of the artichoke, white beet, etc., blanched for table use.

Definition of Chard

1. Proper noun. A town and civil parish in Somerset, England, near the Devon border. ¹

2. Proper noun. (surname) ¹

3. Noun. Artichoke leaves and shoots, blanched to eat. ¹

4. Noun. An edible leafy vegetable, ''Beta vulgaris ''var.'' cicla'', with a slightly bitter taste ¹

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Definition of Chard

1. a variety of beet [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chard

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Literary usage of Chard

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1. Bibliotheca Somersetensis: A Catalogue of Books, Pamphlets, Single Sheets by Emanuel Green (1902)
"8vo., chard, 1839. Bye laws and ordinances for the good rule and government chard ... The Advertiser is separate and is entitled :— chard Monthly Commercial ..."

2. Proceedings of the Somersetshire Archaeological and Natural History Society (1904)
"The members afterwards were entertained at luncheon by the Mayor and Corporation of chard. This gathering was intended as a formal ..."

3. ...The Cretaceous Rocks of Britain by Geological Survey of Great Britain, Alfred John Jukes- Browne, William Hill (1903)
"On Snowdown Hill, west of chard, the Middle Chalk is at a high level, ... At White Staunton, 3 miles north-west of chard, a small tract of chalk is faulted ..."

4. Pan-Pacific Cook Book: Savory Bits from the World's Fare by Linie Loyall McLaren (1915)
"chard— ITALIAN Prepare the chard by removing all of the green part, ... chard— SWISS Trim the green leaf from several stalks of chard and cut either into ..."

5. The book of the Axe: Containing a Piscatorial Description of that Stream and by George Philip Rigney Pulman (1875)
"chard. 14th September, 1853. There are four dissenting chapels in the town of ... Robert Atkins, of chard, "the youngest of fifteen children," was a Fellow ..."

6. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the English Courts of Common Law by Great Britain Bail Court (1854)
"By virtue of this act the trustees erected a turnpike-gate, called the east gate, at the eastern entrance of chard, upon the road after mentioned, ..."

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