Chev"i*sance (?), n. [Of. chevisance, chevissance, fr. chevircome to an end, perform, fr. chef head, end, from L. caput head. See Chieve, Chief.]
Achievement; deed; performance.
Fortune, the foe of famous chevisance.
A bargain; profit; gain.
3. O. Eng.Law (a)
A making of contracts.
A bargain or contract; an agreement about a matter in dispute, such as a debt; a business compact.
An unlawful agreement or contract.
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