Char

Definition of Char

Pronunciation: chär
n.1.(Zool.) One of the several species of fishes of the genus Salvelinus, allied to the spotted trout and salmon, inhabiting deep lakes in mountainous regions in Europe. In the United States, the brook trout (Salvelinus fontinalis) is sometimes called a char.
1.A car; a chariot.
1.Work done by the day; a single job, or task; a chore.
When thou hast done this chare, I give thee leave
To play till doomsday.
- Shak.
v. t.1.To perform; to do; to finish.
Thet char is chared, as the good wife said when she had hanged her husband.
- Old Proverb.
2.To work or hew, as stone.
v. i.1.To work by the day, without being a regularly hired servant; to do small jobs.
v. t.1.To reduce to coal or carbon by exposure to heat; to reduce to charcoal; to burn to a cinder.
[imp. & p. p. Charred (chärd); p. pr. & vb. n. Charring.]
2.To burn slightly or partially; as, to char wood.

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