chicane definition by Webster's New World
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Origin: French ; from chicaner, to pettifog, quibble ; from Middle Low German schikken, to arrange, bring about
- to trick
- to get by chicanery
chicane definition by American Heritage Dictionary
verb chi·caned, chi·can·ing, chi·canes verb, intransitive
To resort to tricks or subterfuges; use chicanery.verb, transitive
To trick; deceive.noun
- Games A bridge or whist hand without trumps.
Origin: French chicaner, from Old French, to quibble.
- chi·canˈer noun