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 for Chasing
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Chase \Chase\ (ch[=a]s), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Chased
     (ch[=a]st); p. pr. & vb. n. Chasing.] [OF. chacier, F.
     chasser, fr. (assumed) LL. captiare, fr. L. captare to strive
     to seize. See Catch.]
     1. To pursue for the purpose of killing or taking, as an
        enemy, or game; to hunt.
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              We are those which chased you from the field.
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              Philologists, who chase
              A panting syllable through time and place. --Cowper.
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     2. To follow as if to catch; to pursue; to compel to move on;
        to drive by following; to cause to fly; -- often with away
        or off; as, to chase the hens away.
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              Chased by their brother's endless malice from prince
              to prince and from place to place.    --Knolles.
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     3. To pursue eagerly, as hunters pursue game.
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              Chasing each other merrily.           --Tennyson.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Chasing \Chas"ing\, n.
     The art of ornamenting metal by means of chasing tools; also,
     a piece of ornamental work produced in this way.
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