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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 chuck /ˈʧʌk/
 撫弄,趕走,拋擲,咯咯聲,頸肉,卡盤(vt.)輕拍,拋擲,驅逐,丟棄

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Chuck v. i. [imp. & p. p. Chucked p. pr. & vb. n. Chucking.]
 1. To make a noise resembling that of a hen when she calls her chickens; to cluck.
 2. To chuckle; to laugh. [R.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Chuck, v. t. To call, as a hen her chickens.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Chuck, n.
 1. The chuck or call of a hen.
 2. A sudden, small noise.
 3. A word of endearment; -- corrupted from chick. “Pray, chuck, come hither.”

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Chuck, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Chucked p. pr. & vb. n. Chucking.]
 1. To strike gently; to give a gentle blow to.
    Chucked the barmaid under the chin.   --W. Irving.
 2. To toss or throw smartly out of the hand; to pitch. [Colloq.] “Mahomet Ali will just be chucked into the Nile.”
 3. Mech. To place in a chuck, or hold by means of a chuck, as in turning; to bore or turn (a hole) in a revolving piece held in a chuck.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Chuck, n.
 1. A slight blow or pat under the chin.
 2. A short throw; a toss.
 3. Mach. A contrivance or machine fixed to the mandrel of a lathe, for holding a tool or the material to be operated upon.
 Chuck farthing, a play in which a farthing is pitched into a hole; pitch farthing.
 Chuck hole, a deep hole in a wagon rut.
 Elliptic chuck, a chuck having a slider and an eccentric circle, which, as the work turns round, give it a sliding motion across the center which generates an ellipse.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Chuck n.
 1. A small pebble; -- called also chuckstone and chuckiestone. [Scot.]
 2. pl. A game played with chucks, in which one or more are tossed up and caught; jackstones. [Scot.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Chuck, n. A piece of the backbone of an animal, from between the neck and the collar bone, with the adjoining parts, cut for cooking; as, a chuck steak; a chuck roast. [Colloq.]
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 chuck
      n 1: informal terms for a meal [syn: chow, eats, grub]
      2: the part of a forequarter from the neck to the ribs and
         including the shoulder blade
      3: a holding device consisting of adjustable jaws that center a
         workpiece in a lathe or center a tool in a drill
      v 1: throw carelessly; "chuck the ball" [syn: toss]
      2: throw away; "Chuck these old notes" [syn: ditch]
      3: pat or squeeze fondly or playfully, especially under the
         chin [syn: pat]
      4: eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth; "After
         drinking too much, the students vomited"; "He purged
         continuously"; "The patient regurgitated the food we gave
         him last night" [syn: vomit, vomit up, purge, cast,
          sick, cat, be sick, disgorge, regorge, retch,
          puke, barf, spew, spue, upchuck, honk, regurgitate,
          throw up] [ant: keep down]