chucky
Noun

chucky (plural chuckies)

  1. (dated or dialectal) chicken
    • 1847, The Legal Observer, Digest, and Journal of Jurisprudence, page 586
      Mr. (afterwards) Lord Kenyon, lived in Bell Yard, Temple Bar. Mr. Kenyon's early habits were those of strict economy : he had his shoulder of mutton roasted first for one day, the next day he had it cold, and for the third or fourth day he had it hashed, resembling the old Scotch trader, who told his son he lived at first very sparingly, so that in his old age he could afford himself a chucky on a Sunday ; but he said, the young men in the present day when they began life wanted a chucky every day!
    • 1855, Sarah Elizabeth B. Patterson, Dunellan manse; or Times and trials of the Disruption, page 64
      " The chuckies are sent to Lady Grace's, and you will feed them there. I'll take pussy to the new house," replied Henderson.
    • 1895, The Practical Elocutionist
      She ran to the barn to help to gather the eggs, and got five, three being nest-eggs, and a cheena one, that was put there to deceive the chuckies.
    • 2014, Angela Gascoigne, Soup, Andrews UK Limited ISBN 9781785380891
      “I'm not sure taking Katie to the cottage to see the chuckies in the snow was such a good idea,” she complained, her face wracked in pain as she brushed snowflakes off her hair.
Noun

chucky (plural chuckies)

  1. (Scotland) A pebble or piece of gravel.
    • 2006, Bernard MacLaverty, Work: new Scottish writing : The Scotsman & Orange short story collection 2006 ISBN 9781904598831
      I blinked again and screwed up my eyes to look across the chuckies.
    • 2013, Grace Banks, Sheena Blackhall, Aberdeenshire Folk Tales, The History Press ISBN 9780752497853
      She hopped out of the van, and waited calmly as Mr Gray approached. His feet crunched on the chuckies and as he walked, he took out his wallet, again counting the money.
Noun

chucky (plural chuckies)

  1. (Northern Ireland, derogatory, slang) An Irish Republican, especially one who has supported the armed struggle.

Chucky
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈtʃʌki/
Proper noun
  1. A male given name, related to Charles.
Proper noun
  1. Child's Play (the 1988 film)
    The first time I watched Chucky, I had nightmares for weeks.
  2. Child's Play (the film series)
    I have seen the first three Chucky movies.



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