Definition of Chicane. Meaning of Chicane. Synonyms of Chicane

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Definition of Chicane

Chicane
Chicane Chi*cane", n. (Card playing) In bridge, the holding of a hand without trumps, or the hand itself. It counts as simple honors.
Chicane
Chicane Chi*cane", v. i. [Cf. F. chicaner. See Chicane, n.] To use shifts, cavils, or artifices. --Burke.
Chicane
Chicane Chi*cane", n. [F., prob. earlier meaning a dispute, orig. in the game of mall (F. mail), fr. LGr. ? the game of mall, fr Pers chaug[=a]n club or bat; or possibly ultimated fr. L. ciccus a trible.] The use of artful subterfuge, designed to draw away attention from the merits of a case or question; -- specifically applied to legal proceedings; trickery; chicanery; caviling; sophistry. --Prior. To shuffle from them by chicane. --Burke. To cut short this chicane, I propound it fairly to your own conscience. --Berkeley.

Meaning of Chicane from wikipedia

- A chicane (/ʃɪˈkeɪn/) is a serpentine curve in a road, added by design rather than dictated by geography. Chicanes add extra turns and are used both in...
- Nicholas Bracegirdle (born 28 February 1971), known professionally as Chicane, is a British musician, composer, songwriter, and record producer. Among...
- (even after a temporary chicane was added at Malmedy just for that race) for the drivers in terms of safety, and even with the chicane, the drivers averaged...
- A chicane is an artificial feature creating extra turns in a road. Chicane may also refer to: a bridge hand that is void of trumps Chicane (musician),...
- banking (with a double chicane) driven in the opposite direction than usual, the "Florio link" and the Curva Sud (with a small chicane). This configuration...
- The discography of British electronic musician Chicane consists of seven studio albums, three compilation albums, two extended plays and thirty-seven...
- The track was inaugurated as a semi-permanent venue in 1953. It had no chicanes, so the runs from Acque Minerali to Rivazza, and from Rivazza all the way...
- La Chicane is a Canadian francophone rock band based in Val-d'Or, Quebec. Their sound is described as "jazz-rock" or "lounge rock". La Chicane was formed...
- the Fiorano Circuit. The circuit has been modified four times: In 1983 a chicane was inserted at the last curve to slow the cars into the pit straight and...
- moved near the chicane area of the port, therefore was created a "new" chicane that was closer to the "Tabac" curve. After this chicane, the track continued...
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