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adjective (chari, er)
  1. (obsolete) sad, Sad, grievous.
  2. cautious, Cautious, wary, shy, ungenerous. (rfex, aren"t these multiple definitions?)
    • (RQ:Shakespeare Hamlet) act 1 scene 3 lines 35-36
    • : The chariest maid is prodigal enough
    • : If she unmasks her beauty to the moon.
    • Shakespeare, Sonnet number 22 lines 11-12
    • : Bearing thy heart, which I will keep so
    • : As tender nurse her babe from faring ill
    • 2007, Stephen R. Donaldson, Fatal Revenant, ISBN 978-0-399-15446-1 Page 182
    • : "...When Lord Berek speaks with you and your companions alone, as he must, be in your replies."
Etymology: From cearig, ÄeariÄ.


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