Chuc"kle (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Chuckled (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Chuckling (?).] [From lst Chuck.]

1.

To call, as a hen her chickens; to cluck.

[Obs.]

Dryden.

2.

To fondle; to cocker.

[Obs.]

Dryden.

 

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Chuc"kle, n.

A short, suppressed laugh; the expression of satisfaction, exultation, or derision.

 

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Chuc"kle, v. i. [From lst Chuck.]

To laugh in a suppressed or broken manner, as expressing inward satisfaction, exultation, or derision.

 

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