mid-15c., now Scottish, “to make the noise which the feet do when the shoes are full of water” [Jamieson]. Related: Chorked; chorking.
/ˈtʃɔːlɪ/ noun 1. a town in NW England, in S Lancashire: cotton textiles. Pop: 33 424 (2001)
[chawr-oh-gee, chohr-] /ˈtʃɔr oʊˌgi, ˈtʃoʊr-/ noun 1. .
[kuh-rog-ruh-fee, kaw-, koh-] /kəˈrɒg rə fi, kɔ-, koʊ-/ noun, plural chorographies. Geography. 1. a systematic, detailed description and analysis of a region or regions. /kɒˈrɒɡrəfɪ/ noun (geography) 1. the technique of mapping regions 2. (pl) -phies. a description or map of a region, as opposed to a small area
[kawr-oid, kohr-] /ˈkɔr ɔɪd, ˈkoʊr-/ Anatomy adjective 1. like the chorion; membranous. noun 2. . /ˈkɔːrɔɪd/ adjective 1. resembling the chorion, esp in being vascular noun 2. the brownish vascular membrane of the eyeball between the sclera and the retina adj. 1680s, from Latinized form of Greek khoroeides, a corruption of khorioeides, from khorion (see […]