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But it ain't like him to unbelt for a chunk unless he knows something.

I tell ye what you do: Give him a bone or a chunk of tough meat to chaw on.

"He needs a chunk of lead about the middle of his appetite," Taterleg declared.

"A chunk of wood banged me in the forehead," said Tom simply.

Just a handful of twigs at a time will cook coffee or roast a chunk of meat.

I felt Anita shoving a rock at my hand, a chunk of rock the size of my head.

A chunk of it cut the man's arm off, and left it dangling in my hand.

To the other technician the general said, "Get a chunk for verification of the alloy."

The Major pulled his moustache and flicked a chunk of mud from his boot with his whip.

One fell among the Guernsey cookers, tearing a chunk cut of Sergt.

WORD ORIGIN

"thick block" of something, 1690s, probably a nasalized variant of chuck (n.1) "cut of meat;" meaning "large amount" is 1883, American English.

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