Origin of chico
short for chicalote
- a city in central California.
- a male given name.
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Examples from the Web for chico
Needless to say, they end up getting Harpo and Chico Marx to play on the team instead.7 Great Football Flicks From Horse Feathers to Friday Night Lights
The Daily Beast
January 28, 2014
Orlando “Chico” Morales was convicted of the crime 32 years ago, but the organization strongly believes he is innocent.Could Ariel Castro Be Linked to the 1981 Murder of Tammy Seals?
May 11, 2013
Your final gambit has been the Chico Marx line—“Who you gonna believe, me or your own eyes”?Leslie H. Gelb: Israel and Netanyahu, Pipe Down the Threats of War on Iran
Leslie H. Gelb
February 6, 2012
Beaten out of a nomination by little-heard-of movies like A Cat in Paris and Chico Rita?Oscar Nominations 2012: 11 Snubs and Surprises
January 24, 2012
Rodgers hails from Chico, Calif., an idyllic pristine town in Northern California about a three-hour drive from San Francisco.Aaron Rodgers: the NFL’s Best Quarterback of All Time
January 15, 2012
Boabdil el Chico had taken the field, at the head of a numerous army.Leila, Complete
"Chico, the wretch is called," I said, fixing a cap on my pistol.
"Chico is smart, that I do confess," said the other, with a grin.
And he do look so uncommon like a vagabond, too; Chico, I don't like him.
Chico after this always seemed to consider Jack his particular friend.In the Wilds of Africa
- another name for greasewood (def. 1)
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