Definition of Cheven

1. n. A river fish; the chub.



Definition of Cheven

1. Noun. A river fish, the chub. ¹

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Definition of Cheven

1. the chub [n -S] - See also: chub

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cheven

chevage
chevages
cheval-de-frise
cheval de frise
chevalet
chevalets
chevalier
chevaliers
chevauchée
chevaux-de-frise
chevaux de frise
chevelure
chevelures
cheven (current term)
chevens
cheventein
cheventeins
cheverel
cheverels
cheveril
cheverils
cheveron
cheverons
cheverye
cheveryes
chevet
chevets
chevied

Literary usage of Cheven

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1. The Complete Angler, Or, The Contemplative Man's Recreation: Being a by Izaak Walton, Charles Cotton (1860)
"... which the Chub or cheven has, and makes him a choice dish of meat, as you yourself know; for thus was that dressed which you did eat of to your dinner. ..."

2. A Glossary of Tudor and Stuart Words: Especially from the Dramatists by Walter William Skeat, Anthony Lawson Mayhew (1914)
"Book of St. Albans, fol. F 7, back ; Dray- ton, Pol. xxvi. 244 ; ' Chevesne, a chevin ', Cotgrave. ' cheven ' is a Yorks. word for the chub (EDD.). ..."

3. The Compleat Angler, Or, The Contemplative Man's Recreation: Being a by Izaak Walton, Andrew Lang (1896)
"The cheven thus dressed hath the watery taste taken away, for which so many except against him. Thus was the cheven ..."

4. The Complete Angler of Izaak Walton and Charles Cotton: Extensively by Izaak Walton, Charles Cotton (1824)
"The cheven thus dressed hath the watery taste taken away, for which so many except ... Thus was the cheven dressed that you now liked so well, and commended ..."

5. The Diary of Ralph Thoresby... (1677-1724): Now First Published from the by Ralph Thoresby (1830)
"I had almost forgot what is most in view of all the places, being just at the foot of the cheven, viz. the market town of Otley, which belongs to my Lord ..."

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