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  • n  a boy or man
    that chap is your host
  • n  a long narrow depression in a surface
  • n  a crack in a lip caused usually by cold
  • n  (usually in the plural) leather leggings without a seat; joined by a belt; often have flared outer flaps; worn over trousers by cowboys to protect their legs
  • v  crack due to dehydration
    My lips chap in this dry weather

  • A towering chap with a ramrod back and a vaguely wintery air, he retains a formidable presence even as he potters about the twisting rows of tea bushes swaddling the slopes below .
  • Once you get over its epic scale, Singapore port is mainly remarkable for its remorseless efficiency, and General Tana modest, affable chapis justly proud of it.
  • The film is a send-up biblical epic recounting the biography of a chap born in the manger down the alley from the one people sing about each Christmas.

  • Terry Wogan in
    Yet that gentleman took the time to wind it all the way back, and once he'd listened to it, things went from there,Wogan added. "I can tell you, if I was a young chap coming over from Ireland today, they probably wouldn't even listen to my...
  • Amy Winehouse in MTV UK
    Her dad Mitch Winehouse said: "He's a really nice chap. They're very fond of each other, so we will have to see how it goes." "You just want to see your child happy and healthy and if Reg can help Amy stay in a place like that, then it's a...
  • David Gilmour in
    He created a sound that glued the whole Pink Floyd thing together,Gilmour told Holland on the music show. "He was just a very self-effacing but very talented, lovely chap. We're incredibly sad to have lost him."

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