It would be like chucking the sextant and the compass overboard.
"What a tragic face, Maggie," said her father, chucking her under the chin.
chucking a boulder in a rut of a bad road makes the highway the more impassable.
"It was simply silly, chucking away a life like that, of course," he went on.
In a moment there was a man at every hill, digging away with his bayonet, and chucking the tempting tubers into his haversack.
Wells had been fouled by chucking in their own dead, or stable refuse.
"Thanks, old chap, but I had a couple while you were chucking the Doctor under the chin," said Butsey glibly.
“I thought you could hardly be chucking in all those things for fun,” said he presently.
"A ghost, my dear," said the Captain, chucking her under the chin.
It's like chucking matches to a child and turning your back on it.
"to throw," 1590s, variant of chock "give a blow under the chin" (1580s), possibly from French choquer "to shock, strike against," imitative (see shock (n.1)). Related: Chucked; chucking.
"piece of wood or meat," 1670s, probably a variant of chock (n.) "block." "Chock and chuck appear to have been originally variants of the same word, which are now somewhat differentiated." Specifically of shoulder meat from early 18c. American English chuck wagon (1880) is from the meat sense.
"slight blow under the chin," 1610s, from chuck (v.1). Meaning "a toss, a throw" is from 1862. Related: Chucked; chucking.