verb (used without object), chas·séd, chas·sé·ing.
- chaste tree,
Origin of chassé
Examples from the Web for chasse
Our gallant friend, apparently chagrined that we should have been disappointed in our fishing, proposed a chasse.
Whilst the French were pitching their fulgara into Chasse's citadel, the bells went on ringing quite cheerfully.Roundabout Papers|William Makepeace Thackeray
Then half a bottle of red wine, a demi-syphon, and a caf and chasse.
She had relinquished years before the chasse for personal excitement; she had replaced it by 'the chasse of the five-franc piece.'The History of David Grieve|Mrs. Humphry Ward
Oh, yes, sare, I have been at the chasse of de small dicky-bird—tom-tit—cock-robin—vot you call.Ask Momma|R. S. Surtees
verb -sés, -séing or -séd
Word Origin for chassé
from French chassé "chase, chasing," past participle of chasser "to chase, hunt" (see chase (v.)); borrowed 19c. in a variety of senses and expressions, such as "chaser" (in the drinking sense), short for chasse-café, literally "coffee-chaser." Also as a dance step (1867).