Found 3 items, similar to Chap.
English → Indonesian
English → English
v : crack due to dehydration; “My lips chap in this dry weather”
n 1: a boy or man; “that chap is your host”
; “there's a fellow at
; “he's a likable cuss”
2: a long narrow depression in a surface [syn: crevice
3: a crack in a lip caused usually by cold
4: (usually in the plural) leather leggings without a seat;
joined by a belt; often have flared outer flaps; worn over
trousers by cowboys to protect their legs
English → English
(ch[o^]p), n. [OE. chaft; of Scand. origin; cf. Icel
kjaptr jaw, Sw. K["a]ft, D. ki[ae]ft; akin to G. kiefer, and
E. jowl. Cf. Chops
1. One of the jaws or the fleshy covering of a jaw; --
commonly in the plural, and used of animals, and
colloquially of human beings.
His chaps were all besmeared with crimson blood.
He unseamed him [Macdonald] from the nave to the
2. One of the jaws or cheeks of a vise, etc.
(ch[a^]p or ch[o^]p), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Chapped
(ch[a^]pt or ch[o^]pt); p. pr. & vb. n. Chapping
1. To cause to open in slits or chinks; to split; to cause
the skin of to crack or become rough.
Then would unbalanced heat licentious reign,
Crack the dry hill, and chap the russet plain.
Nor winter's blast chap her fair face. --Lyly.
2. To strike; to beat. [Scot.]
(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.]
If you want to sell, here is your chap. --Steele.
2. A man or boy; a youth; a fellow. [Colloq.]
, v. i.
1. To crack or open in slits; as, the earth chaps; the hands
2. To strike; to knock; to rap. [Scot.]
, v. i. [See Cheapen
To bargain; to buy. [Obs.]
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, n. [From Chap
, v. t. & i.]
1. A cleft, crack, or chink, as in the surface of the earth,
or in the skin.
2. A division; a breach, as in a party. [Obs.]
Many clefts and chaps in our council board. --T.
3. A blow; a rap. [Scot.]