Chode vs Chide - What's the difference?

chode | chide |


As verbs the difference between chode and chide

is that chode is (archaic) (chide) while chide is to admonish in blame; to reproach angrily.

As a noun chode

is (neologism|vulgar).

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chode

English

Etymology 1

Formed in 16th–17th century by analogy with other strong verbs.

Verb

(head)
  • (archaic) (chide)
  • * 1611:
  • And Jacob was wroth, and chode with Laban: and Jacob answered and said to Laban, What is my trespass? what is my sin, that thou hast so hotly pursued after me? — , Genesis 31:36
    And the people chode with Moses, and spake, saying, Would God that we had died when our brethren died before the LORD! , Numbers 20:30
    Synonyms
    * chid * chided

    Etymology 2

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (neologism, vulgar)
  • chide

    English

    Verb

  • To admonish in blame; to reproach angrily.
  • 1591' ''And yet I was last '''chidden for being too slow.'' β€” Shakespeare, ''The Two Gentlemen of Verona , .
    1598' ''If the scorn of your bright eyne / Have power to raise such love in mine, / Alack, in me what strange effect / Would they work in mild aspect? / Whiles you '''chid me, I did love'' β€” Shakespeare, ''As You Like It , .
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  • (obsolete) To utter words of disapprobation and displeasure; to find fault; to contend angrily.
  • 1611' ''And Jacob was wroth, and '''chode with Laban: and Jacob answered and said to Laban, What is my trespass? what is my sin, that thou hast so hotly pursued after me? β€” Genesis 31:36 KJV.
  • (ambitransitive) To make a clamorous noise; to chafe.
  • * Shakespeare
  • As doth a rock against the chiding flood.
  • * Shakespeare
  • the sea that chides the banks of England

    Synonyms

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