chasing

[chey-sing]

noun

a design chased on metal.
an object decorated by chasing.

Nearby words

  1. chase, samuel,
  2. chaser,
  3. chasid,
  4. chasidic,
  5. chasidim,
  6. chasles,
  7. chasm,
  8. chasmogamous,
  9. chasmogamy,
  10. chasse

Origin of chasing

First recorded in 1825–35; chase3 + -ing1

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Examples from the Web for chasings

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