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Chare

Definitions

  • AT CHARING CROSS
    AT CHARING CROSS
  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n. & v Chare A chore; to chore; to do. See Char.
    • n Chare châr A narrow street.
    • Chare To perform; to do; to finish. "Thet char is chared, as the good wife said when she had hanged her husband."
    • v. i Chare To work by the day, without being a regularly hired servant; to do small jobs.
    • Chare To work or hew, as stone.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • chare See char.
    • n chare A narrow lane or passage between houses in a town.
    • n chare See char.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Chare chār an occasional piece of work, an odd job:
    • v.i Chare to do odd jobs of work: to do house-cleaning
    • n Chare chār (pl.) household work—in America usually Chore
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
See 3d Char
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. cerran, cierran, to turn.

Usage

In literature:

Father, I have been to see Mr. Beecot at the Charing Cross Hospital.
"The Opal Serpent" by Fergus Hume
It was the little man whom he had befriended in the courtyard at Charing Cross station.
"The Book of All-Power" by Edgar Wallace
The mail train was due at Charing Cross half an hour before.
"The Green Rust" by Edgar Wallace
A fortnight later the girl arrived in England, and was met at Charing Cross by Saul Arthur Mann.
"The Man Who Knew" by Edgar Wallace
The other day Mr. Bertram Dobell, the famous bookseller of Charing Cross Road, rediscovered (we might almost say that he discovered) a poet.
"From a Cornish Window" by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
East of Charing Cross London was almost at its mercy.
"The Political History of England - Vol. X." by William Hunt
Quickly I grabbed the wash basin, and slop bole, and placed each under a leg of my chare.
"The Bad Boy At Home And His Experiences In Trying To Become An Editor - 1885" by Walter T. Gray
Went out charing sometimes; sometimes worked at Marriner's Laundry.
"In the Mayor's Parlour" by J. S. (Joseph Smith) Fletcher
The places I go to are always as safe as Charing Cross.
"A London Life; The Patagonia; The Liar; Mrs. Temperly" by Henry James
St. Catherine's Hermitage, Charing Cross, stood somewhere near Charing Cross.
"The Strand District" by Sir Walter Besant
Tell your husband to fetch my luggage, and meet me at Charing Cross.
"Witness to the Deed" by George Manville Fenn
While thinking these thoughts he reached Charing Cross.
"The Kingdom Round the Corner" by Coningsby Dawson
He was now occupied in building up his own fortunes at Charing Cross.
"The English Utilitarians, Volume II (of 3)" by Leslie Stephen
Not far from Somerset House, close by Charing Cross Station, was another great house in the Strand called York House.
"The Children's Book of London" by Geraldine Edith Mitton
Winn was as much alone as if he had dropped from Charing Cross into the Strand.
"The Dark Tower" by Phyllis Bottome
We shall be coming down from Charing Cross on Sunday morning, and I shall be going up again at nine on Monday morning.
"The Letters of Charles Dickens" by Charles Dickens
As it passed out of Trafalgar Square by way of Charing Cross, the air suddenly lightened.
"A Son of Hagar" by Sir Hall Caine
His trunks went away from Charing Cross last night for Paris.
"The Secret House" by Edgar Wallace
He had caught the train at Charing Cross by five seconds.
"The Mistress of Shenstone" by Florence L. Barclay
Three hours had passed away, and the two friends met again on the Charing Cross platform, and eagerly compared notes.
"A Tangled Tale" by Lewis Carroll
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In poetry:

But (when so sad thou canst not sadder)
Cry;--and upon thy so sore loss
Shall shine the traffic of Jacob's ladder
Pitched betwixt Heaven and Charing Cross.
"The Kingdom of God" by Francis Thompson
And now at had Mars shaketh straight his launce, a wound it made
Harmelesse, vnder the horsses neckes, it flyeth as a shade:
For it the goddesse turnde abacke, aduised wel, and wise
She guides the Dart with hir own hand, vnder the chare it flyes.
"Book V" by Arthur Hall

In news:

This is my pitbull dogs booger is the older brother and the red one is charely the younger brother booger loves his brother so.
"The Jane Austen Book Club" meets "84 Charing Cross Road.".
Police in Bucks County are filing chares in connection with a car crash that killed a 9-year-old girl.
Monet's 1901 "Waterloo Bridge, London" and "Charing Cross Bridge, London".
Claude Monet's 1901 "Waterloo Bridge, London" and "Charing Cross Bridge, London".
Rookie Dan Bailey kicking six field goals and handling the kickoff chares in Dallas' 18-16 win over Washington sparked speculation that Buehler, who missed the game with a groin injury, is expendable.
Virginia Beach mom chared with child abuse.
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In science:

In the charge demand queue, each demand means an energy block that need to charge and some consecutive demands correspond to an EV’s required charing energy.
Charging Scheduling of Electric Vehicles with Local Renewable Energy under Uncertain Electric Vehicle Arrival and Grid Power Price
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