Advertisement

Advertisement

Ch'an

1

[ chahn ]

noun

, Chinese.


Chan.

2
or Chanc

abbreviation for

  1. Chancellor.
  2. Chancery.

Discover More

Example Sentences

Chan ordered the man to put it down and the ensuing criminal complaint would say that he complied.

The struggle continues and Chan is punched, suffering a broken nose.

Chan still felt that a line had been crossed and he went to arrest the man.

Somebody yanks Chan and elbows him and he is momentarily distracted trying to apprehend his assailant.

Those cops included Lt. Philip Chan and Lt. Patrick Sullivan.

The ruler gazed angrily at Yu Chan, then summoning his rival to his side, bade him rest there.

So deeply was he roused against Yu Chan that he offered to pardon the rebels on condition that they betrayed their leader.

He turned next upon the remaining two, but they fled headlong down the path, Yu Chan following with a fierce cry at their heels.

Some centuries later the Emperor Chan received tribute in linens and silken stuffs.

The chan of Cathay has greatly coveted that ruby, but he might never have it, neither for war, nor for any manner of goods.

Advertisement

Word of the Day

gallimaufry

[gal-uh-maw-free ]

Meaning and examples

Start each day with the Word of the Day in your inbox!

By clicking "Sign Up", you are accepting Dictionary.com Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policies.

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement