Definition of Chere
1. dear [adj] - See also: dear
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Literary usage of Chere
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. History of the Indians of Connecticut from the Earliest Known Period to 1850 by John William De Forest (1853)
"Like the other Indians, chere disliked Mr. Boardman's teachings, ... One day, Sherman Boardman, the son of the minister, observed chere and another Indian ..."
2. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Alexander Chalmers, Samuel Johnson (1810)
"His person, his aray, his looke, his chere. His goodly manner, and his gentillesse, fe well, that never sith that she was borne, N'e had she suche routh of ..."
3. The Middle English Ideal of Personal Beauty: As Found in the Metrical by Walter Clyde Curry (1916)
"803 ; ' chere . . . goodly,' Gener. 146 ; ' semblant soft and stabile,' Iw. & Gaw. ... 115; 'sorrowful chere,' Sc. Leg. 16. 468; 'sad cher,' Boc. n. ..."
4. Ryme-index to the Manuscript Texts of Chaucer's Minor Poems by Walter William Skeat, Geoffrey Chaucer (1889)
"386/2403. here, adv. chere, n. obi. 348/1741. dere, adj. 380/2296. dere, adj. vo<: 400/2632. dere, adv. 270/372. in feore, adv. 342/1643. manere, n. obi. ..."