Chaser



[chey-ser] /ˈtʃeɪ sər/

noun
1.
a person or thing that chases or pursues.
2.
a drink of a milder beverage taken after a drink of liquor.
3.
Also called chase gun. (on a vessel) a gun especially for use when in chase or when being chased.
4.
a hunter.
5.
Theater.

[chey-ser] /ˈtʃeɪ sər/
noun
1.
a tool with multiple teeth for cutting screw threads.
[chey-ser] /ˈtʃeɪ sər/
noun
1.
a person who engraves metal.
/ˈtʃeɪsə/
noun
1.
a person or thing that chases
2.
a drink drunk after another of a different kind, as beer after spirits
3.
a cannon on a vessel situated either at the bow (bow chaser) or the stern (stern chaser) and used during pursuit by or of another vessel
/ˈtʃeɪsə/
noun
1.
a person who engraves
2.
a lathe cutting tool for accurately finishing a screw thread, having a cutting edge consisting of several repetitions of the thread form
n.

c.1300, “horse trained for chasing,” agent noun from chase (v.), probably in some cases from Old French chaceor “huntsman, hunter.” Meaning “water or mild beverage taken after a strong drink” is 1897, U.S. colloquial. French had chasse (from chasser “to chase”) “a drink of liquor taken (or said to be taken) to kill the aftertaste of coffee or tobacco,” used in English from c.1800.

noun

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