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Topic: ROADS

Date: 1900-2000
Origin: chicane name of a particular combination of cards in certain card games (19-20 centuries), from French, from chicaner; CHICANERY

chicane

noun
     
chiā€§cane [countable] British English
TTR an S-shaped bend in a straight road, especially on a track for racing cars
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