Usage examples for champ

  1. I called this splendid circle the Champ de Mars; it is, I dare say, fifteen or sixteen miles round. – Australia Twice Traversed, The Romance of Exploration Australia Twice Traversed. The Romance Of Exploration, Being A Narrative Compiled From The Journals Of Five Exploring Expeditions Into And Through Central South Australia, And Western Australia, From 1 by Ernest Giles
  2. The change had been necessitated by the great crowds of people who had come every year to receive pardons and indulgences at the shrine of the famous guardian saint of the city, and who thronged into the neighbouring field, called the Champ du- Pardon to this day. – The Story of Rouen by Sir Theodore Andrea Cook
  3. These fierce spirits Champ the curb angrily, and never yet Did quiet bless the temples of the leader; If I am to stay go you. – The Death of Wallenstein A Play by Frederich Schiller