"chancery" Definition

  1. a pugilistic phrase for difficulties; “to get a man’s head into CHANCERY,” _i.e._, to get an opponent’s head firmly under one’s arm, where it can be pommelled with immense power, and without any possibility of immediate extrication. From the helplessness of a suitor in Chancery. This opportunity was of very rare occurrence when the combatants were at all evenly matched.

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Position in the dictionary: 567 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: change, chap, chapel, chapel-of-ease., chapel., chariot-buzzing, charley, charley-pitcher, charlies, chats
Previous words in the dictionary: chance the ducks, chalks, chalk up, chalk out, chal, chaffer, chaff, cave, cavaulting, caution

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