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chose2

[shohz]
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noun Law.
  1. a thing; an article of personal property.

Origin of chose2

1350–1400 for earlier senses; 1660–70 for current sense; Middle English < French < Latin causa case, thing. See cause
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chose1

verb
  1. the past tense of choose

chose2

noun
  1. law an article of personal property

Word Origin

C17: from French: thing, from Latin causa cause, case, reason
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Word Origin and History for choses

chose

past tense of choose (q.v.).

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