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Chuck Full


Probably a corruption of chock full or choke fulli.e. full enough to choke one.

“Ayr was holding some grand market; streets and inn had been chokefull during the sunny hours.”—Carlyle, in Froude’s Jane W. Carlyle, vol. i. letter lxxxvii. p. 275.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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