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Found 3 items, similar to chicane.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: chicane mengganggu
English → English (WordNet) Definition: chicane chicane n 1: a bridge hand that is void of trumps 2: a movable barrier used in motor racing; sometimes place before a dangerous corner to reduce speed as cars pass in single file 3: the use of tricks to deceive someone (usually to extract money from them) [syn: trickery, chicanery, guile, wile, shenanigan] chicane v 1: defeat someone in an expectation through trickery or deceit [syn: cheat, chouse, shaft, screw, jockey] 2: raise trivial objections [syn: cavil, carp]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Chicane Chicane \Chi*cane"\, n. [F., prob. earlier meaning a dispute, orig. in the game of mall (F. mail), fr. LGr. ? the game of mall, fr Pers chaug[=a]n club or bat; or possibly ultimated fr. L. ciccus a trible.] 1. The use of artful subterfuge, designed to draw away attention from the merits of a case or question; -- specifically applied to legal proceedings; trickery; chicanery; caviling; sophistry. --Prior. [1913 Webster] To shuffle from them by chicane. --Burke. [1913 Webster] To cut short this chicane, I propound it fairly to your own conscience. --Berkeley. [1913 Webster] 2. (Card playing) In bridge, the holding of a hand without trumps, or the hand itself. It counts as simple honors. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] Chicane \Chi*cane"\, v. i. [Cf. F. chicaner. See Chicane, n.] To use shifts, cavils, or artifices. --Burke. [1913 Webster]


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