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- n. Rock that is unsuitable for rock climbing, generally due to: 1, softness, the rock will not support the weight of the climber, 2: wet and possibly unstable, that is, the possibility of large slabs falling off is unknown, 3: too much organic growth on the rocks, ie, moss or plant life.
- n. chaos
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From the Turkish use of the word "choss," we may infer that Enareans existed in the cradle of their race, and that the meaning only had suffered a slight modification on their descent from the Altai.
"Rand al'Thor is a jumped-up farmboy, a choss-hauler who has been lucky."
Which means that he's really a gym climber, except for those days he drives out to remix glued choss.