Associations to the word «Chaser»

Wiktionary

CHASER, noun. A person or thing (ship, plane, car, etc.) that chases. [from 14th c.]
CHASER, noun. Originally, a horse used for hunting; now, a horse trained for steeplechasing, a steeplechaser. [from 14th c.]
CHASER, noun. (archaic) A hunter. [from 15th c.]
CHASER, noun. Someone who chases metal; a person who decorates metal by engraving or embossing. [from 18th c.]
CHASER, noun. A tool used for cleaning out screw threads, either as an integral part of a tap or die to remove waste material produced by the cutting tool, or as a separate tool to repair damaged threads. [from 19th c.]
CHASER, noun. A mild drink consumed immediately after a drink of hard liquor. [from 19th c.]
CHASER, noun. (Israel) A shot of hard liquor.
CHASER, noun. (logging) (obsolete) Someone that follows logs out of the forest in order to signal a yarder engineer to stop them if they become fouled - also called a frogger.
CHASER, noun. (logging) one who unhooks chokers from the logs at the landing.
CHASER, noun. One of a series of adjacent light bulbs that cycle on and off to give the illusion of movement.
CHASER, noun. (nautical) A chase gun.

Dictionary definition

CHASER, noun. A person who is pursuing and trying to overtake or capture; "always before he had been able to outwit his pursuers".
CHASER, noun. A drink to follow immediately after another drink.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats