Chab

Chab

(chb), n. (Zol.) The red-bellied woodpecker (Melanerpes Carolinus).
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Chab"a*site

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Cab"a*zite

(kb"*zt), } n. [Gr. chabazi`os one of twenty species of stones mentioned in the poem Peri` li`qwn, ascribed to Orpheus.] (Min.) A mineral occuring in glassy rhombohedral crystals, varying in color from white to yellow or red. It is essentially a hydrous silicate of alumina and lime. Called also chabasie.
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Cha*blis"

(sh*bl"), n. [F.] A white wine made near Chablis, a town in France.
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2. a white wine resembling Chablis{1}, but made elsewhere, as in California.
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Cha*bouk"

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Cha*buk"

(?), } n. [Hind. chbuk horsewhip.] A long whip, such as is used in the East in the infliction of punishment. Balfour.
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