Definition of Chaps

1. n. pl. The jaws, or the fleshy parts about them. See Chap.



2. n. pl. Short for Chaparajos.

Definition of Chaps

1. Proper noun. (British) (acronym of clearing house automated payment system dot=:) a method of same-day banking transfer. ¹

2. Noun. (plural of chap) ¹

3. Verb. (third-person singular of chap) ¹

4. Noun. Protective leather leggings attached at the waist. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Chaps

1. chap [v] - See also: chap

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chaps

chappellane
chappels
chappess
chappesses
chappie
chappier
chappies
chappiest
chapping
chappo
chappos
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chaprasi
chaps (current term)
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chaptalisation
chaptalization
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chaptalizes
chaptalizing
chapter
chapter-house
chapter-houses
chapter house
chapter houses
chapteral
chaptered

Literary usage of Chaps

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1. An American History by David Saville Muzzey (1911)
"I, chaps, vii, viii; AB HART, American History told by Contemporaries, Vol. ... I, part iv, chaps, i-iv; JK HOSMER, The Appeal to Arms (American Nation ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1890)
"chaps, ix.-xi. are ascribed to a contemporary of Amos and Hosea, ... That chaps, xii.-xiv. are also pre-exilic is held to appear especially in the attack on ..."

3. An Introduction to the Old Testament: Chronologically Arranged by Harlan Creelman (1917)
"Kent considers that the original collection of Proverbs is found in chaps. 10:1-22:16 and dates it 621-600 BC1 Formerly he dated the collection as a whole c ..."

4. The Jesuit Relations and Allied Documents: Travels and Explorations of the by Reuben Gold Thwaites, Jesuits (1898)
"xiv. of Part I., and chaps, i.-v. of Part II. (the Huron report). The remainder of the document will appear in Volume XXVII. ..."

5. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"‘the European and American background of the new national imperialism is discussed in Ogg, chaps. vii, x, xi and xvi; Hayes, Volume II, chaps. xviii and ..."

6. Outlines of European History by James Harvey Robinson, James Henry Breasted, Charles Austin Beard (1916)
"JOHNSTON, Napoleon, chaps, i-vi, the best brief account in English. RUSE, The Life of Napoleon ... I, chaps, i-xi, the most scholarly account in English. ..."

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