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[shohz] /ʃoʊz/
noun, Law.
1.
a thing; an article of personal property.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400 for earlier senses; 1660-70 for current sense; Middle English < French < Latin causa case, thing. See cause
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British Dictionary definitions for choses

chose1

/tʃəʊz/
verb
1.
the past tense of choose

chose2

/ʃəʊz/
noun
1.
(law) an article of personal property
Word Origin
C17: from French: thing, from Latin causa cause, case, reason
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Word Origin and History for choses
chose
p.t. of choose (q.v.).
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