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Chaps definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

CHAPS, the mouth or jaws. [See Chap.]

Merriam Webster's

noun plural Etymology: modification of Mexican Spanish chaparreras Date: 1844 leather leggings joined by a belt or lacing, often having flared outer flaps, and worn over the trousers (as by western ranch hands)

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. = CHAPAREJOS. Etymology: abbr.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

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.]

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Chaps Chaps, n. pl. Short for Chaparajos. [Colloq.]

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Flews Flews, n. pl. The pendulous or overhanging lateral parts of the upper lip of dogs, especially prominent in hounds; -- called also chaps. See Illust. of Bloodhound.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Chaps Chaps, n. pl. The jaws, or the fleshy parts about them. See Chap. ``Open your chaps again.'' --Shak.

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. pl.; (also chops) Mouth, jaws.

Moby Thesaurus

bazoo, chops, embouchure, gab, gob, jaw, jaws, jowls, kisser, lips, mandibles, maw, maxilla, mouth, mug, mush, muzzle, oral cavity, premaxilla, trap, yap



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