Chuck - v. i. To make a noise resembling that of a hen when she calls
her chickens; to cluck.
Chuck - v. i. To chuckle; to laugh.
Chuck - v. t. To call, as a hen her chickens.
Chuck - n. The chuck or call of a hen.
Chuck - n. A sudden, small noise.
Chuck - n. A word of endearment; -- corrupted from chick.
Chuck - v. t. To strike gently; to give a gentle blow to.
Chuck - v. t. To toss or throw smartly out of the hand; to pitch.
Chuck - v. t. 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.
Chuck - n. A slight blow or pat under the chin.
Chuck - n. A short throw; a toss.
Chuck - n. A contrivance or machine fixed to the mandrel of a lathe,
for holding a tool or the material to be operated upon.
Chuck - n. A small pebble; -- called also chuckstone and chuckiestone.
Chuck - n. A game played with chucks, in which one or more are tossed
up and caught; jackstones.
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.