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Chiragra
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Chirk definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

CHIRK, a. Lively; cheerful; in god spirits; in a comfortable state.
CHIRK, v.i. To chirp.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

v
1: make a shrill creaking, squeaking, or noise, as of a door, mouse, or bird

Merriam Webster's

transitive verb Etymology: Middle English charken, chirken to creak, chirp, from Old English cearcian to creak; akin to Old English cracian to crack Date: 1843 cheer <play with her and chirk her up a little Harriet B. Stowe>

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Chirk Chirk, v. t. To cheer; to enliven; as, to chirk one up. [Colloq. New Eng. ]

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Chirk Chirk, a. [From Chirk, v. i.] Lively; cheerful; in good spirits. [Colloq. New Eng.]

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Chirk Chirk, v. i. [Cf. Chirp, also Creak.] 1. To shriek; to gnash; to utter harsh or shrill cries. [Obs.] All full of chirkyng was that sorry place. --Cheucer. 2. To chirp like a bird. [Obs.] --Chaucer.



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