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  9  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chap  \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.] 
 
  If  you  want  to  sell  here  is  your  chap.  --Steele. 
 
  2.  A  man  or  boy;  a  youth;  a  fellow.  [Colloq.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chap  \Chap\  (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}.]  [See 
  {Chop}  to  cut.] 
  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. 
  --Blackmore. 
 
  Nor  winter's  blast  chap  her  fair  face.  --Lyly. 
 
  2.  To  strike;  to  beat  [Scot.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chap  \Chap\,  v.  i. 
  1.  To  crack  or  open  in  slits;  as  the  earth  chaps;  the  hands 
  chap. 
 
  2.  To  strike;  to  knock;  to  rap.  [Scot.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chap  \Chap\,  v.  i.  [See  {Cheapen}.] 
  To  bargain;  to  buy  [Obs.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chap  \Chap\,  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. 
  Fuller. 
 
  3.  A  blow;  a  rap.  [Scot.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chap  \Chap\  (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. 
  --Cowley. 
 
  He  unseamed  him  [Macdonald]  from  the  nave  to  the 
  chaps.  --Shak. 
 
  2.  One  of  the  jaws  or  cheeks  of  a  vise,  etc 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  chap 
  n  1:  a  boy  or  man;  "that  chap  is  your  host";  "there's  a  fellow  at 
  the  door";  "he's  a  likable  cuss"  [syn:  {fellow},  {lad}, 
  {gent},  {fella},  {blighter},  {cuss}] 
  2:  a  long  narrow  depression  in  a  surface  [syn:  {crevice},  {cranny}, 
  {crack},  {fissure}] 
  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 
  v  :  crack  due  to  dehydration,  as  of  skin  or  lips;  "My  lips  chap 
  in  this  dry  weather" 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  CHAP 
 
  {Challenge-Handshake  Authentication  Protocol} 
 
 
 
  From  V.E.R.A.  --  Virtual  Entity  of  Relevant  Acronyms  13  March  2001  [vera]: 
 
  CHAP 
  [PPP]  Challenge  Handshake  Authentication  Protocol  (PPP,  RFC  1334/1994) 
 
 




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