Definition of Chekist

1. a member of the cheka [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chekist

cheiromegaly
cheiroplasty
cheiropodalgia
cheiropompholyx
cheiropter
cheiropterous
cheiropters
cheiropterygia
cheiropterygium
cheirosophy
cheirospasm
cheka
chekas
chekelatoun
chekhovichite
chekist (current term)
chekists
chela
chelae
chelandion
chelas
chelaship
chelaships
chelatable
chelate
chelate complex
chelate compound
chelated
chelates
chelating

Literary usage of Chekist

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1. A Manual of Machinery and Millwork by William John Macquorn Rankine (1893)
"BY H. DROOP RICHMOND, FCS, chekist TO THE AYLESBURY DAIRY COMPANY. Contents.—I. Introductory.—The Constituents of Milk. II. The Analysis of Milk. III. ..."

2. Saving the Tsars' Palaces by Christopher Morgan, Irina Orlova (2005)
"Conscript soldiers were forced to attack them, driven forward by chekist policemen following close behind to shoot any waverers. ..."

3. Sub-Saharan Africa & U.S. National Interests by Don Henk, Anthony D. Marley, John P. Brooks (1998)
"... made a member of the State Defense Committee in 1941, a Marshal of the Soviet Union in 1945, and the first chekist full member of the Politburo in 1946. ..."

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