Hant vs Chase - What's the difference?
As a verb hant
is to strip, peel (bark).
As a proper noun chase is
a botanical plant name author abbreviation for botanist mary agnes chase (1869-1963).
From (etyl) chacier, from captio. Akin to catch.
* (l) (obsolete)
The act of one who chases another; a pursuit.
(uncountable) A children's game where one player chases another.
* 1996 , Marla Pender McGhee, Quick & Fun Learning Activities for 1 Year Olds (page 25)
* 2009 , Martin J. Levin, We Were Relentless: A Family's Journey to Overcome Disability (page 41)
- Some children like to be caught when playing chase , and others do not.
(British) A large country estate where game may be shot or hunted.
Anything being chased, especially a vessel in time of war.
- So we played chase up and down the concourses of the airport.
(nautical) Any of the guns that fire directly ahead or astern; either a bow chase or stern chase.
(real tennis) The occurrence of a second bounce by the ball in certain areas of the court, giving the server the chance, later in the game, to "play off" the chase from the receiving end and possibly win the point.
(real tennis) A division of the floor of a gallery, marked by a figure or otherwise; the spot where a ball falls, and between which and the dedans the adversary must drive the ball in order to gain a point.
- Nay, Warwick, seek thee out some other chase , / For I myself must hunt this deer to death.
* cut to the chase
* wild-goose chase
To pursue, to follow at speed.
To give chase; to hunt.
(nautical) To pursue a vessel in order to destroy, capture or interrogate her.
To dilute alcohol.
- to chase around after a doctor
(cricket) To attempt to win by scoring the required number of runs in the final innings.
- Chase vodka with orange juice to make a screwdriver.
(baseball) To swing at a pitch outside of the strike zone, typically an outside pitch
- Australia will be chasing 217 for victory on the final day.
(baseball) To produce enough offense to cause the pitcher to be removed
- Jones chases one out of the zone for strike two.
- The rally chased the starter.
* chase after
* chase one's tail
* chase rainbows
* chase the dragon
Perhaps from (etyl) , from (etyl) chasse, from (etyl) capsa.
(printing) A rectangular steel or iron frame into which pages or columns of type are locked for printing or plate making.
Possibly from obsolete French , from (etyl), from Latin capsa, box. V., variant of “enchase”.
A groove cut in an object; a slot: the chase for the quarrel on a crossbow.
(architecture) A trench or channel for drainpipes or wiring; an hollow space in the wall of a building containing ventilation ducts, chimney flues, wires, cables or plumbing.
The part of a gun in front of the trunnions.
The cavity of a mold.
(shipbuilding) A kind of joint by which an overlap joint is changed to a flush joint by means of a gradually deepening rabbet, as at the ends of clinker-built boats.
To groove; indent.
To cut (the thread of a screw).
To decorate (metal) by engraving or embossing.