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Date: 1400-1500
Origin: chap 'to chop, crack open' (14-21 centuries)

chapped

adjective
     
Related topics: Illness and Disability
chapped
MI chapped lips or hands are sore, dry, and cracked, especially as a result of cold weather or wind
chap verb [transitive]

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