Definition of Chaunces

1. Noun. (plural of chaunce) ¹



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Definition of Chaunces

1. chaunce [v] - See also: chaunce

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chaunces

chaulmoogra tree
chaulmoogras
chaulmoogric acid
chaulmugra
chaumer
chaumers
chaunce
chaunced
chauncel
chaunceler
chaunceller
chauncellor
chauncellour
chauncelor
chauncelour
chaunces (current term)
chauncest
chaunceth
chauncing
chaunge
chaunged
chaunges
chaunging
chaunk
chaunt
chaunted
chaunter
chaunterie
chaunteries
chaunters

Literary usage of Chaunces

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1. Elizabethan Critical Essays by George Gregory Smith (1904)
"... to expresse most miserable calamities and dreadfull chaunces, which increased worse and worse, ..."

2. The Complete Works of John Lyly by John Lyly (1902)
"We delight in good chaunces, we laugh at mis- chaunces; we delight to heare the happines of our friends, or Country; at which he were worthy to be laughed ..."

3. A Literary History of the English People from the Renaissance to the Civil by Jean Jules Jusserand (1906)
"... Jack Cade, Henry VI., Jane Shore, and many others, whose "chaunces," thus recalled and made popular, were to supply with tragical 1 All this mechanism ..."

4. Animaduersions Vppon the Annotacions and Corrections of Some Imperfections by Francis Thynne, Frederick James Furnivall (1875)
"... yow sett 1 printed ' chaunces' in the Household Ordinances (p. ... one marc ; and eche for his chaunces iiii s. viii ct." Liber Niger Damns Regis Ed>v. ..."

5. Chronicles of London Bridge by Richard Thomson (1839)
"... chaunces, hearing the Bridge to be kept and manned, ran with greate haste to open the passage, where betwene bothe partes was a ferce and cruell ..."

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