- chacoan peccary,
- chacun à son goût,
- chad, lake,
- chaddock sign,
Origin of chad
Examples from the Web for chad
Diplomats from Egypt, Chad, Tunisia, Algeria and Sudan have met in Cairo to discuss how to halt the violence in Libya.
The winner of the primary is likely to face Shawnee County district attorney Chad Taylor in November.D-Day for Milton Wolf, Obama’s Tea Party Cousin, in Kansas Senate Primary|Ben Jacobs|August 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Aided by Democratic PR professionals Chad Griffin and Kristin Schake, they find them.
As far as celebrity doppelgangers go, no one can top comic actor Will Ferrell and Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith.Viral Video of the Day: Will Ferrell and Chad Smith Drum-Off|Alex Chancey|May 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Words had been exchanged and the texter, Chad Oulson, had stood up and may have thrown a bag of popcorn.The Movie Murder 911 Tape: Victim’s Last Breaths, With Shooter Nearby|Michael Daly|January 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The prince earnestly desiring baptism, Chad baptized him, Wulfade holding him at the font, after the manner taught by holy Church.The Lives of the Saints, Volume III (of 16): March|Sabine Baring-Gould
Chad stepped from behind the door, his face in a broad grin.Colonel Carter's Christmas and The Romance of an Old-Fashioned Gentleman|F. Hopkinson Smith
She preached on the Green last night; an' she's laid hold of Chad's Bess, as the girl's been i' fits welly iver sin'.Adam Bede|George Eliot
They haven't grown the hemp yet that will hang Chad Harrison.Steve Yeager|William MacLeod Raine
He laughed loud as anybody; an' den dat night he says to me as I was puttin' some wood on de fire, 'Chad, where did dat leg go?'Standard Selections|Various
Word Origin for chad
also Mr. Chad, graffiti drawing of a head peering over a fence or wall, with the caption, "Wot, no ______?" (the U.S. version usually had "Kilroy was here"), in reaction to shortages and rationing, 1945, British, of unknown origin.
African nation, former French colony (Tchad), independent since 1960, named for Lake Chad, which is from a local word meaning "lake, large expanse of water." An ironic name for such a desert country.
"hanging flap or piece after a hole is punched in paper," a word unknown to most people until the 2000 U.S. presidential election (when the outcome hinged on partially punched paper ballots in some Florida counties), attested by 1930, of unknown origin.
Landlocked desert republic in north-central Africa, bordered by Sudan to the east; the Central African Republic to the south; Cameroon, Niger, and Nigeria to the west; and Libya to the north. N'Djamena is its capital and largest city.