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chauk

Chough \Chough\, n. [OE. choughe, kowe (and cf. OE. ca), fr. AS. ce['o]; cf. also D. kauw, OHG. ch[=a]ha; perh. akin to E. caw. [root]22. Cf. Caddow.] (Zo["o]l.) A bird of the Crow family ( Fregilus graculus) of Europe. It is of a black color, with a long, slender, curved bill and red legs; -- also called chauk, chauk-daw, chocard, Cornish chough, red-legged crow. The name is also applied to several allied birds, as the Alpine chough.

Cornish chough (Her.), a bird represented black, with red feet, and beak; -- called also aylet and sea swallow. [1913 Webster] ||

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Chauk

Chauk is a town and river port in Magway Region, north-central Myanmar, on the Irrawaddy River. It is located across the river from Seikpyu,ဆိပ္ျဖဴ and is connected by a bridge. In 1902, the Chauk-Lonywa oil field was discovered near Chauk.

Usage examples of "chauk".

The Germans stamped down Chandni Chauk as if they expected the people in front of them to melt from their path.

We had come here from the Chiapas village called Naben Chauk, the Lake of the Lightning.

It caught up with him on a street called Chandni Chauk and came scram bling for his rented BMW through a forest of bare brown legs and pedicab tires.

If he had been working the edge, that night in Chandni Chauk, maybe he'd have been able to dodge the thing.

It caught up with him on a street called Chandni Chauk and came scrambling for his rented BMW through a forest of bare brown legs and pedicab tires.

Sometimes, still, he dreamed fragments of India, a country he barely knew, bright splinters, Chandni Chauk, the smell of dust and fried breads   The walls of the ruined hotel stood a quarter of the way down the bay’s arc.

If he had been working the edge, that night in Chandni Chauk, maybe he’d have been able to dodge the thing.

Sometimes, still, he dreamed fragments of India, a country he barely knew, bright splinters, Chandni Chauk, the smell of dust and fried breads The walls of the ruined hotel stood a quarter of the way down the bay?

If he had been working the edge, that night in Chandni Chauk, maybe he?

And so whoever walked down the Chandni Chauk during that hour dangled from those branches.