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Wordnet 3.0


1. morally pure (especially not having experienced sexual intercourse);
- Example: "a holy woman innocent and chaste"

2. pure and simple in design or style;
- Example: "a chaste border of conventionalized flowers"

3. abstaining from unlawful sexual intercourse;

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Chaste \Chaste\ (ch[=a]st), a. [F. chaste, from L. castus pure, chaste; cf. Gr. kaqaro`s pure, Skr. [,c]udh to purify.] [1913 Webster] 1. Pure from unlawful sexual intercourse; virtuous; continent. "As chaste as Diana." --Shak. [1913 Webster] Whose bed is undefiled and chaste pronounced. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Pure in thought and act; innocent; free from lewdness and obscenity, or indecency in act or speech; modest; as, a chaste mind; chaste eyes. [1913 Webster] 3. Pure in design and expression; correct; free from barbarisms or vulgarisms; refined; simple; as, a chaste style in composition or art. [1913 Webster] That great model of chaste, lofty, and eloquence, the Book of Common Prayer. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster] 4. Unmarried. [Obs.] --Chaucer. Syn: Undefiled; pure; virtuous; continent; immaculate; spotless. [1913 Webster] Chaste tree. Same as Agnus castus. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

chaste adj 1: morally pure (especially not having experienced sexual intercourse); "a holy woman innocent and chaste" [ant: unchaste] 2: pure and simple in design or style; "a chaste border of conventionalized flowers" 3: abstaining from unlawful sexual intercourse
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

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