A nickname for the Chevrolet division of General Motors and their engines.

Chev"y (?), v. t.

See Chivy, v. t.

[Slang, Eng.]

One poor fellow was chevied about among the casks in the storm for ten minutes. London Times.

 

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Chev"y (?), n. Written also chivy, and chivvy.] [Prob. fr. the ballad of Chevy Chase; cf. Prov. E. chevychase a noise, confusion, pursuit.] [Eng.]

1.

A cry used in hunting.

2.

A hunt; chase; pursuit.

3.

The game of prisoners' base. See Base, n., 24.

 

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