chap
I. noun Etymology: Middle English chappes, plural, from chappen Date: 14th century a crack in or a sore roughening of the skin caused by exposure to wind or cold II. verb (chapped; chapping) Etymology: Middle English chappen; akin to Middle Dutch cappen to cut down Date: 15th century intransitive verb to open in cracks, slits, or chinks; also to become cracked, roughened, or reddened especially by the action of wind or cold <
hands often chap in winter
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transitive verb to cause to chap <
wind-chapped lips
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III. noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1555 1. the fleshy covering of a jaw; also jaw — usually used in plural <
a wolf's chaps
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2. the forepart of the face — usually used in plural IV. noun Etymology: short for chapman Date: 1705 1. chiefly British fellow 4c 2. Southern & Midland baby, child V. abbreviation chapter

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  • CHAP — as a word may refer to: * Chap , a caste in the Bhakkar district of the Punjab, (Pakistan). * Chap Sandi , a village in the tehsil of Kaloorkot in Bhakkar. * Chap , a fellow. * Chap , a chop or jaw; a cheek * Bath chap , the cheek and jawbones of …   Wikipedia

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  • chap — chap1 [chäp, chap] n. [prob. < ME cheppe < ?] CHOP2 chap2 [chap] n. [< CHAPMAN] Informal a man or boy; fellow chap3 [chap] vt., vi. chapped …   English World dictionary

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  • Chap — (ch[a^]p), n. [Perh. abbreviated fr. chapman, but used in a more general sense; or cf. Dan. ki[ae]ft jaw, person, E. chap jaw.] 1. A buyer; a chapman. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] If you want to sell, here is your chap. Steele. [1913 Webster] 2. A man… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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