Chuck Chuck, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Chucked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Chucking}.] [F. choquer to strike. Cf. {Shock}, v. t.] 1. To strike gently; to give a gentle blow to. [1913 Webster]

Chucked the barmaid under the chin. --W. Irving. [1913 Webster]

2. To toss or throw smartly out of the hand; to pitch. [Colloq.] ``Mahomet Ali will just be chucked into the Nile.'' --Lord Palmerson. [1913 Webster]

3. (Mech.) To place in a chuck, or hold by means of a chuck, as in turning; to bore or turn (a hole) in a revolving piece held in a chuck. [1913 Webster]

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