chafe

  • 1 Chafe — Chafe, v. i. To rub; to come together so as to wear by rubbing; to wear by friction. [1913 Webster] Made its great boughs chafe together. Longfellow. [1913 Webster] The troubled Tiber chafing with her shores. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To be worn by …

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  • 2 Chafe — Chafe, n. 1. Heat excited by friction. [1913 Webster] 2. Injury or wear caused by friction. [1913 Webster] 3. Vexation; irritation of mind; rage. [1913 Webster] The cardinal in a chafe sent for him to Whitehall. Camden. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 3 Chafe — (ch[=a]f), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Chafed} (ch[=a]ft); p pr. & vb. n. {Chafing}.] [OE. chaufen to warm, OF. chaufer, F. chauffer, fr. L. calefacere, calfacere, to make warm; calere to be warm + facere to make. See {Caldron}.] 1. To excite heat in by …

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  • 4 Chafe — may refer to: Chafé, village in Portugal Chafe, Nigeria, a Local Government Area in Zamfara State Chafe (crater), Martian crater named after Chafe, Nigeria As a surname: Wallace Chafe, American linguist See also Friction burn …

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  • 5 Chafé — Coordinates: 41°39′56″N 8°47′58″W / 41.66556°N 8.79944°W / 41.66556; 8.79944 Chafé (pronunciation: sha FEH) is small church village located near …

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  • 6 Chafe (crater) — Chafe Planet Mars Region Amenthes Region Coordinates …

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  • 7 Chafe-wax — A chafe wax, or chaff wax, was an officer under the Lord Chancellor, whose business it was to fit the wax for sealing of writs, patents, and other instruments issued from there.[1] The office of chaff wax was abolished in 1852.[2] References ^ …

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  • 8 Paul Chafe — was born in Toronto, Ontario in 1965 and grew up in Hamilton, Ontario. He is a well known Canadian science fiction author who frequently works for Baen Books. In addition to his own original work, he has published several stories in Larry Niven s …

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  • 9 Chris Chafe — Chris Chafe. Christopher David Chafe, born 1952 in Bern, Switzerland, is a musician, scientist, and the director of the Stanford University Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics (CCRMA). He is Duca Family Professor at Stanford… …

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  • 10 Wallace Chafe — (born 1927) is an American linguist.Born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and graduating the Yale University where he obtained his doctorate in 1958, he further worked in the University of California, Berkeley until 1986 and later in the University… …

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  • 11 Wallace Chafe — Wallace Chafe, né en 1927, est un linguiste américain. Né à Cambridge, il étudie à l université Yale où il obtient son doctorat en 1958. Il travailla ensuite à l Université de Californie, Berkeley jusqu en 1986 et plus tard à l Université de… …

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  • 12 chafe — /chayf/, v., chafed, chafing, n. v.t. 1. to wear or abrade by rubbing: He chafed his shoes on the rocks. 2. to make sore by rubbing: Her collar chafed her neck. 3. to irritate; annoy: The dripping of the faucet chafed her nerves. 4. to warm by… …

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  • 13 chafe — To cause irritation of the skin by friction. [Fr. chauffer, to heat, fr. L. calefacio, to make warm] * * * chafe chāf vt, chafed; chaf·ing to irritate or make sore by or as if by rubbing chafe n injury caused by friction * * * (chāf) to… …

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  • 14 Chafe, Nigeria — Chafe   LGA and town   …

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  • 15 Chafé — Freguesia de Portugal …

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  • 16 Chafé — Wappen Karte …

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  • 17 chafe — index affront, aggravate (annoy), annoy, badger, bait (harass), discommode, discompose …

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  • 18 chafe — v. (d; intr.) to chafe at, under (to chafe at the delay; to chafe under restrictions) * * * [tʃeɪf] under (to chafe at the delay; to chafe under restrictions) (d; intr.) to chafe at …

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  • 19 Chafe — Original name in latin Chafe Name in other language Chafe State code NG Continent/City Africa/Lagos longitude 11.95527 latitude 6.92232 altitude 568 Population 9367 Date 2012 02 02 …

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  • 20 chafe — [tʃeıf] v [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: chaufer to warm , from Latin calefacere, from calere to be warm + facere to make ] 1.) [I and T] if a part of your body chafes or if something chafes it, it becomes sore because of something… …

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