chout


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chout

(tʃaʊt)
n
an amount obtained by blackmail equal to a quarter, originally applied to the amount obtained by the Mahrattas in India from their territories in exchange for protection from pillage
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The Cambodian press reported that Se Chusith Chout, deputy head of the Sihanoukville Health Department, said Mr Newby been drinking heavily his death.
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Detailed comparisons of the original and revised versions of Chout are particularly instructive.
He analyzes how Diaghilev guided Prokofiev's career, his musical style, and the ballets Ala i Lolli, Chout, Le Pas d'acier, and L'Enfant Prodigue.
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310;(29) Prokofiev's Chout (short score) and Pas d'acier (piano score); Ravel's Bolero, Piano Concerto for the Left Hand, and the vocal scores of L'heure espagnole and L'enfant et les sortileges; Schoenberg's Chamber Symphony op.