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CHASE, Eng. law. The liberty of keeping beasts of chase, or royal gaine, on another man's ground as well as on one's own ground, protected even from the owner of the land, with a power of hunting them thereon. It differs from a park, because it may be on another's ground, and because it is not enclosed. 2 Bl. Com. 38.

CHASE, property. The act of acquiring possession of animals ferae naturae by force, cunning or address. The hunter acquires a right to such animals by occupancy, and they become his property. 4 Toull. n. 7. No man has a right to enter on the lands of another for the purpose of hunting, without his consent. Vide 14 East, R. 249 Poth. Tr. du Dr. de Propriete, part 1, c. 2, art. 2. CHASTITY. That virtue which prevents the unlawful commerce of the sexes.
     2. A woman may defend her chastity by killing her assailant. See Self Defence. And even the solicitation of her chastity is indictable in some of the states; 7 Conn. 267; though in England, and perhaps elsewhere, such act is not indictable. 2 Chit. Pr. 478. Words charging a woman with a violation of chastity are actionable in themselves. 2 Conn. 707.

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Any target is chaseable and sides have been shot out for less than 100.
If the bird "had stayed put and had been something that was chaseable, people would have come from all over the West," he said.
Coming back to their issue of poor fielding, Naib believes the target of around 260 was chaseable. "We missed some catches and gave a few extra runs through our mis-fields.
That total was chaseable but we didn't build partnerships," said Afridi, who celebrated his 18th wedding anniversary on Sunday.
He told Sky Sports: "(It was) very chaseable. I thought it was a good wicket and I thought we bowled fantastically well up front again, early wickets and potentially could have bowled them out for 190.
"Clint McKay was worldclass again, his four overs were hard to get hold of and Ben Raine bowled a couple of good overs at the back end so we kept it to a total that was probably chaseable.
"When they were 27-0 off six overs at lunch that looked chaseable.
He said: "The guys showed some great character throughout, it was a good batting wicket with a short boundary on one side and we felt it was a chaseable total.
"It made the total a lot more chaseable, but unfortunately we fell just short."
145 was always chaseable because it was very good wicket to bat on.
A short and wide delivery that kept a little low produced a slash, and an edge, from Ali after a century-stand with Asad Shafiq, removing the biggest obstacle between Sri Lanka and a chaseable target.
Praveen Kumar (three for 34) and Munaf Patel (three for 21) ripped through the inexperienced Black Caps' line-up after India failed to make the most of Sehwag's century to leave a chaseable target.