Chap

Chap

, v. i. [See Cheapen.] To bargain; to buy. [Obs.]
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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.]
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Cha`pa*re"ras

(?), n. pl. [Mex. Sp.] Same as Chaparajos. [Sp. Amer.]
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Cha`par*ral"

(?), n. [Sp., fr. chaparro an evergeen oak.] 1. A thicket of low evergreen oaks.
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2. An almost impenetrable thicket or succession of thickets of thorny shrubs and brambles.
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Chaparral cock; fem. Chaparral hen (Zol.), a bird of the cuckoo family (Geococcyx Californianus), noted for running with great speed. It ranges from California to Mexico and eastward to Texas; -- called also road runner, ground cuckoo, churea, and snake killer. It is the state bird of New Mexico.
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chapati

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chapatti

n. a flat pancakelike bread cooked on a griddle, originating in India.
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