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chasing

[chey-sing]
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noun
  1. a design chased on metal.
  2. an object decorated by chasing.
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Origin of chasing

First recorded in 1825–35; chase3 + -ing1
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words for chasings

illustration, inscription, etching, lithograph, woodcut, impression, scratch, cutting, print, chasing, intaglio, mezzotint, rotogravure, photogravure, blocking, photoengraving

Examples from the Web for chasings

Historical Examples of chasings

  • It was a splendid book with an ivory cover, chasings of gilt enamel, and clasp of the same.

    Black Diamonds

    Mr Jkai

  • Why all this regularity in the curve of the petals of a flower, why all this elegance in the chasings on a Beetles wing-cases?

    Insect Adventures

    J. Henri Fabre