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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

Examples from the Web for chasings

Historical Examples

  • 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