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chebec

[chi-bek]
noun
  1. least flycatcher.
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Origin of chebec

imitative
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Historical Examples of chebec

  • By that time the chebec could be distinguished by the naked eye.

    The Knight of Malta

    Eugene Sue

  • Yes, you,—you are in communication with that chebec down there, beating about the horizon.

  • The chebec, commanded by Erebus, had nothing remarkable in its exterior.

  • Two galleys and a chebec were at anchor in the bay of which we speak.

  • "Those are persons from the chebec, and the spy, no doubt," said Trimalcyon.