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Definition of Chafe
Chafe Chafe, n.
1. Heat excited by friction.
2. Injury or wear caused by friction.
3. Vexation; irritation of mind; rage.
The cardinal in a chafe sent for him to Whitehall.
ChafeChafe 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
1. To excite heat in by friction; to rub in order to
stimulate and make warm.
To rub her temples, and to chafe her skin.
2. To excite passion or anger in; to fret; to irritate.
Her intercession chafed him. --Shak.
3. To fret and wear by rubbing; as, to chafe a cable.
Two slips of parchment which she sewed round it to
prevent its being chafed. --Sir W.
Syn: To rub; fret; gall; vex; excite; inflame.
Meaning of Chafe from wikipedia
in Portugal Chafe
, Nigeria, a Local Government
Area in Zamfara State Chafe
(crater), Martian crater named after
- Eric Chafe
(born 1946) is an American musicologist specializing
in the music
Biber, Johann Sebastian
Bach and Richard...
- In sailing, chafing
is the process
of wear on a line or sail caused
by constant rubbing against
a hard, usually
metallic, surface. Various methods
or other parts
of a boat from rubbing Chafing
(skin), skin irritation
- Christopher David Chafe
, born 1952 in Bern, Switzerland, is a musician, scientist, and the director
of the Stanford University Center
beetle, the common
name for several species
of scarab beetles Chafing
dish, a food warming
dish Adrian Chafer
- Thomas Chafe
to: Thomas Chafe
(Totnes MP) (c. 1611–1662), MP for Totnes, 1660 Thomas Chafe
(Bridport MP) (c. 1642–1701), his son, MP for Bridport...
(or Tsafe) is a Local Government
Area in Zamfara
State, Nigeria. Its headquarters
is in the town of Chafe
at11°56′00″N 6°54′00″E / 11.93333°N...
(/ˈtʃeɪf/; born January
28, 1942) is an American
historian, and currently Alice
Mary Baldwin Professor Emeritus
at Duke University...
- Wallace Chafe
3, 1927 – February
3, 2019) was an American
linguist. He was Professor Emeritus
and research professor
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