Chuckling
Chuckle Chuc"kle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Chuckled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Chuckling}.] [From 1st {Chuck}.] 1. To call, as a hen her chickens; to cluck. [Obs.] --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

2. To fondle; to cocker. [Obs.] --Dryden. [1913 Webster]


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