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Chaucer

[chaw-ser] /ˈtʃɔ sər/
noun
1.
Geoffrey, 1340?–1400, English poet.
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Chaucer

/ˈtʃɔːsə/
noun
1.
Geoffrey. ?1340–1400, English poet, noted for his narrative skill, humour, and insight, particularly in his most famous work, The Canterbury Tales. He was influenced by the continental tradition of rhyming verse. His other works include Troilus and Criseyde, The Legende of Good Women, and The Parlement of Foules
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Chaucer

family name, from Old French chaucier "maker of chausses," from chauces "clothing for the legs, breeches, pantaloons, hose" (related to case (n.2)). Middle English chawce was a general term for anything worn on the feet. Related: Chaucerian.

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