Cafes vs Chafes - What's the difference?

cafes | chafes |


As a noun cafes

is .

As a verb chafes is

(chafe).

cafes

English

Noun

(head)
  • Anagrams

    *

    chafes

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (chafe)
  • ----

    chafe

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • Heat excited by friction.
  • Injury or wear caused by friction.
  • Vexation; irritation of mind; rage.
  • * 1596 , (Edmund Spenser), The Faerie Queene , VI.5:
  • Like a wylde Bull, that, being at a bay, / Is bayted of a mastiffe and a hound / […] That in his chauffe he digs the trampled ground / And threats his horns […].

    Verb

    (chaf)
  • To excite heat in by friction; to rub in order to stimulate and make warm.
  • To excite passion or anger in; to fret; to irritate.
  • To fret and wear by rubbing; as, to chafe a cable.
  • To rub; to come together so as to wear by rubbing; to wear by friction.
  • * Shakespeare
  • the troubled Tiber chafing with her shores
  • * Longfellow
  • made its great boughs chafe together
  • To be worn by rubbing.
  • A cable chafes .
  • To have a feeling of vexation; to be vexed; to fret; to be irritated.
  • * Shakespeare
  • He will chafe at the doctor's marrying my daughter.
  • * 1996 , Jim Schiller , Developing Jepara in New Order Indonesia , page 58:
  • Many local politicians chafed under the restrictions of Guided Democracy

    References

    * * (wikipedia "chafe") ----