Definition of Chetah

1. Noun. Long-legged spotted cat of Africa and southwestern Asia having nonretractile claws; the swiftest mammal; can be trained to run down game.

Exact synonyms: Acinonyx Jubatus, Cheetah
Generic synonyms: Big Cat, Cat
Group relationships: Acinonyx, Genus Acinonyx

Definition of Chetah

1. n. See Cheetah.

Definition of Chetah

1. Noun. (archaic form of cheetah) ¹

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Definition of Chetah

1. cheetah [n -S] - See also: cheetah

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chetah

chestnut oak
chestnut oaks
chestnut rail
chestnut rails
chestnut teal
chestnut teals
chestnut tree
chestnut trees
chests of drawers
chetah (current term)

Literary usage of Chetah

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine (1903)
"IN LIGHTER VEIN chetah MY first morning in the blue-grass region as the guest of father's old friend, Colonel Bedford, was a nearly perfect one, ..."

2. African Nature Notes and Reminiscences by Frederick Courteney Selous (1908)
"... Two females passed—Male galloped down—A second chetah overtaken—Great speed of ... chetah cubs found—Brought up by bitch. I DO not think that the Cape ..."

3. Overland Through Asia: Pictures of Siberian, Chinese, and Tartar Life by Thomas Wallace Knox (1871)
"During my stay at chetah a party was organized to hunt gazelles. ... The cm TUB HILLS NEAK chetah. scene of action was a range of hills five or six miles ..."

4. The Law Reports. Privy Council Appeals: Cases Heard and Determined by the by Herbert Cowell, Edmund F. Moore, Great Britain Parliament. House of Lords (1869)
"The circumstances of the case were as follows:— On the 17th of March, 1867, the chetah, a Ship of 759 tons register, and manned by a crew of twenty-two ..."

5. Natural History of the World: With Anecdotes Illustrating the Nature, Habits edited by Alfred Henry Miles (1895)
"The chetah was quickly unhooded and loosed from his bonds; and, as soon as he viewed the deer, he dropped quietly off the cart on the opposite side to that ..."

6. The Uncivilized Races of Men in All Countries of the World: Being a by John George Wood (1883)
"Each chetah is accompanied 5 keeper, and is kept hooded during the tey. ... The chetah inly slips off the cart, and makes its way r"d the deer, ..."

7. An Analytical Digest of the Cases Published in the New Series of the Law by Edmund Story-Maskelyne (1872)
"The Dublin and other steamers, appellants, The owners of the ship chetah, respondents, 38 Law J. Rep. (NS) Adm. 1 ; Law Rep. 2 PC 205. ..."

8. Overland Explorations in Siberia, Northern Asia, and the Great Amoor River by Perry McDonough Collins (1864)
"DEPARTURE FROM chetah. A REGIMENT of infantry of the line, from beyond the mountains, halted at chetah on their way to ..."

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