choses

chose

2 [shohz]
noun Law.
a thing; an article of personal property.

Origin:
1350–1400 for earlier senses; 1660–70 for current sense; Middle English < French < Latin causa case, thing. See cause

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chose1 (tʃəʊz)
 
vb
the past tense of choose

chose2 (ʃəʊz)
 
n
law an article of personal property
 
[C17: from French: thing, from Latin causa cause, case, reason]

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chose
p.t. of choose (q.v.).
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