Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A Scotch form of chopin.

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Examples

  • The wife has jist telt me a 'aboot the nicht ye cam' chappin 'to the door when I was lyin' hurt.

    The Underworld The Story of Robert Sinclair, Miner

  • "Ay, you cam 'in withoot chappin' on Setarday nicht, Sandy," I says, says I, at brakfast time on Munanday mornin ', 'cause I saw fine he wantit to speak aboot it.

    My Man Sandy

  • Bawbie was juist gaen awa 'to hae her efternune cup yesterday, an' I was chappin 'oot the dottle o' my pipe on the corner o 'the chumla, when it flaw oot an' gaed oot o 'sicht some wey.

    My Man Sandy

  • "I'll do the chappin 'when I get a grab o' Pottie Lawson," says Sandy.

    My Man Sandy

  • That same mornin 'John Christie saw the black man pass the Muckle Cairn as it was chappin' six; before eicht, he gaed by the change-house at

    Stories by English Authors: Scotland (Selected by Scribners)

  • That same mornin ', John Christie saw the Black Man pass the Muckle Cairn as it was chappin' six; before eicht, he gaed by the change-house at

    Merry Men

  • But when, to strengthen the force of his asseveration, he drew the dangerous looking dirk from its sheath, she threw herself upon him, wrenched it from his hand, and testified that "fules sudna hae chappin 'sticks, nor yet teylors guns."

    The Marquis of Lossie

  • Tell ye me that gien ye can! "she returned" It's jist a chappin ', an' God's trowth it's a 'I ken aboot the same!

    Donal Grant, by George MacDonald

  • Galbraith; — “Mind the auld saw, man — It’s a bauld moon, quoth Bennygask — another pint, quoth Lesley; — we’ll no start for another chappin.”

    Rob Roy

  • Wi 'rebellion in oor midst, an' the French chappin 'at oor doors! "

    Flash For Freedom

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