Definition of Chigres
1. chigre [n] - See also: chigre
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chigres
Literary usage of Chigres
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Life in Brazil: Or, A Journal of a Visit to the Land of the Cocoa and the by Thomas Ewbank (1856)
"chigres.—Muleteers camping. —Estate of the Carmelites.—Mules. June 13. The anniversary of Anthony of Padua, a ceaseless racket was kept up all last night to ..."
2. Life in Brazil by Thomas Ewbank (1856)
"Visit other Estates.— Wasps' and Ants' Nests.—The Rats again.—Scenes in the Forest.—Sipos.— Spoon Wheels.—Female Slaves making Brick.—chigres. ..."
3. Army Life of an Illinois Soldier: Including a Day by Day Record of Sherman's by Charles Wright Wills (1906)
"The chigres are becoming terrific. They are as large as the blunt end of a No. ... Many of the boys anoint their bodies with bacon rinds, which the chigres ..."
4. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Alexander Chalmers, Samuel Johnson (1810)
"... and are at pains to get. by ng to the copper-holes, or mill-round, where chigres most abound. They lay their nits in bag, about the size of a small pea, ..."
5. The Modern Practice of Physic: Exhibiting the Characters, Causes, Symptoms by Robert Thomas (1813)
"In process of time, however, a small bag or bladder is formed, in which are deposited thousands of nits or ova, that become so many young chigres, and, ..."