Definition of Chusing
1. Verb. (present participle of chuse) ¹
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Definition of Chusing
1. chuse [v] - See also: chuse
Lexicographical Neighbors of Chusing
Literary usage of Chusing
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Roman antiquities: or, An account of the manners and customs of the Romans by Alexander Adam (1819)
"Hence, also, the name Patres Conscripti (sc. et) was afterwards usually applied to all the senators. 2. THE chusing OF SENATORS. PERSONS were chosen into ..."
2. Goldsmith's Roman History: Abridged by Himself, for the Use of Schools by Oliver Goldsmith (1825)
"But I have pursued a contrary method, chusing the most noted periods in history, and offering no remarks but such as I thought strictly true. ..."
3. Travels Through the States of North America, and the Provinces of Upper and by Isaac Weld (1807)
"Circumstances to be considered in chusing the Ground.—The Spot fixed upon, central to all the States.-.—Also .remarkably advantageously situated for trade. ..."
4. Roman Antiquities: Or, An Account of the Manners and Customs of the Romans by Alexander Adam, Mahmoud Saba (1819)
"After the overthrow at the battle of Cannae, a Dictator was created for chusing the senate, Liv. xxiii. 22. After the subversion of liberty, the Emperors ..."
5. A Brief Historical Relation of State Affairs from September 1678 to April 1714 by Narcissus Luttrell (1857)
"... to the lords that for preventing bribery in electing members for Hindon ; as likewise that against chusing members who have not sufficient real estates. ..."
6. Chambers's Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A History Critical and by David Patrick, Robert Chambers (1902)
"If Chapman affected the reputation of rendering line for line, the specious expedient of chusing a protracted measure which concatenated two lines together, ..."
7. Decisions of the Court of Session: From the Year 1733 to the Year 1754 by Scotland Court of Session, Patrick Grant Elchies (1813)
"I., and is the usual day when the roads are ordered, being commonly the day of chusing the collector. To the second, That it would be oppressive to oblige ..."