Chased
Chase Chase (ch[=a]s), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Chased} (ch[=a]st); p. pr. & vb. n. {Chasing}.] [OF. chacier, F. chasser, fr. (assumed) LL. captiare, fr. L. captare to strive to seize. See {Catch}.] 1. To pursue for the purpose of killing or taking, as an enemy, or game; to hunt. [1913 Webster]

We are those which chased you from the field. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

Philologists, who chase A panting syllable through time and place. --Cowper. [1913 Webster]

2. To follow as if to catch; to pursue; to compel to move on; to drive by following; to cause to fly; -- often with away or off; as, to chase the hens away. [1913 Webster]

Chased by their brother's endless malice from prince to prince and from place to place. --Knolles. [1913 Webster]

3. To pursue eagerly, as hunters pursue game. [1913 Webster]

Chasing each other merrily. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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