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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Chaparajos  \Cha`pa*ra"jos\,  n.  pl  [Mex.  Sp.] 
  Overalls  of  sheepskin  or  leather,  usually  open  at  the  back 
  worn,  esp.  by  cowboys,  to  protect  the  legs  from  thorny 
  bushes,  as  in  the  chaparral;  --  called  also  {chapareras}  or 
  colloq.  {chaps}.  [Sp.  Amer.]