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Chuse

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Chuse See Choose.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • chuse A former common spelling of choose.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Chuse chōōz a form of Choose.
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Usage

In literature:

Theatrical dancing can exhibit all the successive instants it chuses to paint.
"A Treatise on the Art of Dancing" by Giovanni-Andrea Gallini
Some of them under Sentence of Death, chuse to hear from me the Last Sermon they hear in the world.
"Privateering and Piracy in the Colonial Period" by Various
I shall chuse to say little to that; tho' probably had they used me more generously, both they and I had been better pleased.
"A Dialogue Between Dean Swift and Tho. Prior, Esq." by Anonymous
It sets ye chuse another love, And let young Benjie gang.
"Ballads of Mystery and Miracle and Fyttes of Mirth" by Frank Sidgwick
Some chuse their rooms on purpose to avoid his surprisals, and think the best commodity in them his prospect.
"Microcosmography" by John Earle
Well, Sir, have you fix'd, that I may chuse?
"The Works of Aphra Behn" by Aphra Behn
When we cannot procure all, we chuse those which appear to us the most necessary, and abandon the others without regret.
"A Practical Enquiry into the Philosophy of Education" by James Gall
The Regard to Design makes us chuse for Example, other Dispositions and Propertions for a Palace than for a Church.
"An Abridgment of the Architecture of Vitruvius" by Vitruvius
Let dem kum, kum an' git Schults when dey chuse.
"Hanover; Or The Persecution of the Lowly" by David Bryant Fulton
I knew him to be the servant of my old college friend, whom I chuse here to denominate LYSANDER.
"Bibliomania; or Book-Madness" by Thomas Frognall Dibdin
If you chuse it, boil an ox's palate tender, cut it in dice, and put in, also forcemeat balls.
"The Lady's Own Cookery Book, and New Dinner-Table Directory;" by Charlotte Campbell Bury
He never goes to a Tavern but about Business; and when he is alone, Small Beer or Water are the Liquors he chuses.
"A Letter to Dion" by Bernard Mandeville
Oh, then we will go thither to chuse.
"The Works of Aphra Behn" by Aphra Behn
Speak: wilt thou AVORICE or PLEASURE Chuse To be thy Lord?
"The Galaxy" by Various
How would Mr. Crawford like, in what manner would he chuse, to take a survey of the grounds?
"The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of Jane Austen" by Jane Austen
He may show it to you if he chuse.
"The Writings Of Thomas Paine, Complete" by Thomas Paine
He may show it to you if he chuse.
"The Writings Of Thomas Paine, Volume III. 1791-1804" by Thomas Paine
In all Countries, and in all Climates, great Care ought to be taken in chusing the Ground on which Men are to encamp.
"An Account of the Diseases which were most frequent in the British military hospitals in Germany" by Donald Monro
And trust me, sir, the chastest you can chuse Will ask observance, and exact her dues.
"The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 1" by Alexander Pope
When I raise troops, I chuse those who are likely to turn out the best soldiers.
"The New Conspiracy Against the Jesuits Detected and Briefly Exposed" by R. C. Dallas
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In poetry:

Equip me, O my God! aright,
With ev'ry gift that's rquisite,
For one, who chuses still to be
A constant votary to thee.
"A Prayer For Mr. Samuel Prichard, The Author's Son" by Rees Prichard
"But fare ye weel, my ae fause love,
That I have lov'd sae lang!
It sets ye chuse another love,
And let young Benjie gang."
"Young Benjie" by Andrew Lang
Love alasse you cannot like,
Tis but for a fashion mov'd,
None can chuse, and then dislike,
Unlesse it be by faslhood prov'd.
"94" by Mary Wroth
And they ha'e quarrell'd on a day,
Till Marjorie's heart grew wae;
And she said she'd chuse another luve,
And let young Benjie gae.
"Young Benjie" by Andrew Lang
Chuse not alone to eat thy fare,
But give the poor and sick a share:
Call him that's weak to taste thy feast,
And let the foodless be thy guest.
"Advice Concerning Eating And Drinking" by Rees Prichard
Who for thy love did chuse thy grief,
Content in love to live and die:
Who lov'd thy love more than his life,
And with his life thy love did buy.
"The Believer's Soliloquy; Especially in Times of Desertion, Temptation, Affliction, &c." by Ralph Erskine

In news:

Corabelle (Miller) Chuse, a 1935 graduate of Bradley University, center, returns to campus Friday, the eve of her 101st birthday, to tour her old stomping grounds with her relatives.
The House of Representatives shall chuse their Speaker and other Officers.
"I think it's marvelous," said Robert Chusing.
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