CHAP, v.t. To cleave, split, crack, or open longitudinally, as the surface of the earth, or the skin and flesh of the hand. Dry weather chaps the earth; cold dry winds chap the hands.
CHAP, v.i. To crack; to open in long slits; as, the earth chaps; the hands chap.
CHAP, n. A longitudinal cleft, gap or chink, as in the surface of the earth, or in the hands or feet.
CHAP, n. The upper and lower part of the mouth; the jaw. It is applied to beasts, and vulgarly to men; generally in the plural, the chaps or mouth.
CHAP, v.i. To cheapen.
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