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  2  definitions  found 
 
  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  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  chapped 
  adj  :  used  of  skin  roughened  as  a  result  of  cold  or  exposure; 
  "chapped  lips"  [syn:  {cracked},  {roughened}] 




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