when the anvil meets a hang-glider
Do they have to be English words???Chechen (as in Chechen Republic, formerly in the USSR)chinchilla (rodent)
The ChaCha, Churchill,
hootchie-cootchie and Chipwich
So it is cheating, but the OED online has a great search feature. I looked for ch*ch and found the following list (dupes deleted). My favorite is chiliarch -- the commander of a thousand men. This list is just words (and compound words) that start and end with "ch". There are 1221 entries for the search *ch*ch*.1 chaffinch 2 chain-stitch 3 chalynch 4 chamber-pitch (found in chamber, n.)5 chancel-arch (found in chancel)6 change-church 7 character-sketch8 chariot-match (found in chariot, n.)10 chaunch, chaunfer 11 chawfinch 13 check-watch (found in check-)14 check-winch (found in check)15 cheek-pouch (found in cheek, n.)16 cheese-cratch (found in cheese, n.)17 cherice, cherich 19 cherry-finch (found in cherry, n.)22 chich, n., a., v. 27 chiliarch 28 chimney-smutch (found in chimney)29 chinch, n., a., v. 35 chiri(e, chirisch 36 chitch 37 chitter-pouch (found in chitter, n.)38 chofinch 39 choir-pitch (found in choir, n.)40 choke-fitch (found in choke-)41 choledoch, a. 42 cholidoc(h) 43 chonch 44 chop-church 45 church, n. v. 47 church-bench (found in church, n.)48 church-hatch (found in church, n.)50 church-porch51 chyle-stomach (found in chyle)
(mind boggles)Wow! I had no idea that there wer so many - and I too like chiliarch. Mucho thanks, Ron.
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