Definition of Chare

1. n. A narrow street.



2. n. & v. A chore; to chore; to do. See Char.

Definition of Chare

1. Noun. (alternative form of char) ¹

2. Noun. (context: UK dialectal Northern England) A narrow lane or passage between houses in a town. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Chare

1. to do small jobs [v CHARED, CHARING, CHARES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chare

charcoal grey
charcoaled
charcoaling
charcoals
charcoaly
charcot's foot
charcot's joint
charcot-marie disease
charcuterie
charcuteries
chard
chard plant
chardonnay grape
chardonnays
chards
chare (current term)
chared
chares
charet
charets
charette
charettes
charge
charge-exchange accelerator
charge-hand
charge-hands
charge-off
charge-offs
charge account
charge account credit

Literary usage of Chare

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1. Northumberland Words by Richard Oliver Heslop, Oliver Heslop (1892)
"less frequent occurrence, and is mostly replaced by the word " entry"; but formerly there existed here Thorp's chare, Dent's chare, ..."

2. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1860)
"Secondly, the noun chare or chore, the verb to chare, and the participle ... A woman will tell you that she goes out to chare, and that her neighbour is up ..."

3. The Magazine of American History with Notes and Queries by John Austin Stevens, Benjamin Franklin DeCosta, Martha Joanna Lamb, Henry Phelps Johnston, Nathan Gilbert Pond, William Abbatt (1891)
"Chaucer describes a " chare " in one of his poems. Richard II. of England—1377-1399—was obliged in 1399 to fly before his rebel- ..."

4. History, Topography, and Directory of the County Palatine of Durham by Whellan, William, & Co (1856)
"32 Broad chare Thompson G. 53 Sandhill Tully and Co. 33 Quayside Usher R. Manor chare Wilson HV 29 Sandhill Millers. (Marked • are also Flour Dealers). ..."

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