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Chad  n.  See Shad. (Obs.)

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"Chad" Quotes from Famous Books

... Cameroon Canada Cape Verde Cayman Islands Central African Republic Chad Chile China (also see separate Taiwan entry) Christmas Island Clipperton Island Cocos (Keeling) Islands Colombia Comoros Congo Cook Islands Coral Sea Islands Costa Rica Cote d'Ivoire Croatia ...
— The 1993 CIA World Factbook • United States. Central Intelligence Agency.

... some blazing light. Many a vow did they make to our Lady of Sorrows, and to St. Erroutt, St. Gervaise, St. Denys, and every other Norman saint, till somebody suggested that the English saints might know more about the morass, and they condescended to appeal to St. Chad (mighty in those parts), beseeching his help ...
— The Rival Heirs being the Third and Last Chronicle of Aescendune • A. D. Crake

... CHAD'BAND (The Rev. Mr.), type of a canting hypocrite "in the ministry." He calls himself "a vessel," is much admired by his dupes, and pretends to despise the "carnal world," but nevertheless loves dearly its "good ...
— Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama, Vol 1 - A Revised American Edition of the Reader's Handbook • The Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D.

... Croker, "are a respectable and wealthy family, still residing near Lichfield. The royalist who shot Lord Brooke when assaulting St. Chad's Cathedral, in Lichfield, on St. Chad's Day, ...
— Books and Authors - Curious Facts and Characteristic Sketches • Anonymous

... of St Chad, Rochdale, is a marble tablet, erected by John Entwisle, Esquire, a descendant of Sir Bertine, on which is the ...
— Traditions of Lancashire, Volume 1 (of 2) • John Roby

... mutation of an earlier term 'bit box', about which the same legend was current; old-time hackers also report that trainees used to be told that when the CPU stored bits into memory it was actually pulling them 'out of the bit box'. See also {chad box}. ...
— The Jargon File, Version 4.0.0

... "Chad," the "little shepherd" did not know who he was nor whence he came—he had just wandered from door to door since early childhood, seeking shelter with kindly mountaineers who gladly fathered and mothered ...
— Nan of Music Mountain • Frank H. Spearman

Words linked to "Chad" :   hanging chad, Afrasian language, East Chadic, dimple, Republic of Chad, Chadic, Afrasian, Biu-Mandara, swinging chad, West Chadic, Tchad, Afroasiatic, Masa, Afro-Asiatic, capital of Chad, African nation, Hamito-Semitic, Africa, Chadic language, lake, African country, Lake Chad, paper, pregnant chad, Ndjamena, dimpled chad

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