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chap

tv. to anger or annoy someone. (see also chapped.) That whole business really chapped me.

chapped

mod. angry; annoyed. I was chapped. There was no way to get around it.
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Some of these old misers hold on to every thing till they die, fancying it a mighty pleasant matter to chaps that can't support themselves to support THEIR daughters by industry, as they call it.
The chaps are always telling me I don't know my own strength.
Any'ow--got me out of the way of them Japanesy chaps.
Now when I was a little chap I had a passion for maps.
Therefore he whacked the old nigger mercilessly, while a big crowd of his people watched him, thunderstruck, till some man,--I was told the chief's son,--in despera- tion at hearing the old chap yell, made a tentative jab with a spear at the white man--and of course it went quite easy between the shoulder-blades.
But I know Jimmy will meet me here if he's alive, for he always was the truest, stanchest old chap in the world.
At first the young gents was werry lively on him; but afore we got in, seeing how steady the old chap come on, they was quite quiet, and laid their heads together what they should do.
Now 'twas just here last June, as we was a- driving up the first-day boys, they was mendin' a quarter-mile of road, and there was a lot of Irish chaps, reg'lar roughs, a- breaking stones.
He's only married a week, and I saw him and some other military chaps handing Mrs.
Well, Bunny, I may be a blackguard myself, but I don't think I ever looked at a fellow as that chap looked at me.
This would have laid out a white man on his back for a month: and yet there was that chap elbowing here and there in the crowd and talking to the others as if nothing had been the matter.
That chap, I was a saying, though he has all his faculties about him, somewheres or another, bottled up and corked down, has no more imagination than Barnaby has.
As I was saying, you're a needy chap that I pick up in the street.
I know the chap as owns the ferrets," said Bob, in a hoarse treble voice, as he shuffled along, keeping his blue eyes fixed on the river, like an amphibious animal who foresaw occasion for darting in.
What did they do, all the chaps I knew, the chaps in the clubs with whom I'd been cheek by jowl for heaven knows how long?