verb (used with object), chi·caned, chi·can·ing.
Origin of chicane
Examples from the Web for chicane
Apparently Judge Dunder had in this case resolved to wink a little at chicane and decide for justice in the broader sense.The Incendiary|W. A. (William Augustine) Leahy
The value of honors, slam, little slam or chicane, is not affected by doubling or redoubling.
Give me but virtuous actions, and I will not quibble and chicane about the motives.The PG Edition of Chesterfield's Letters to His Son|The Earl of Chesterfield
Under these conditions, can either side score "except for honors or chicane?"
A game consists of thirty points obtained by tricks alone, exclusive of any points counted for honours, Chicane, or Slam.Bridge Axioms and Laws|J. B. Elwell
British Dictionary definitions for chicane
Word Origin for chicane
Word Origin and History for chicane
in English in various senses, including "act of chicanery" (1670s), "obstacles on a roadway" (1955), also a term in bridge (1880s), apparently all ultimately from an archaic verb chicane "to trick" (1670s), from French chicane (16c.), from chicaner "to pettifog, quibble" (15c., see chicanery).