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  • Haggis (there's always one in the freezer, same way as there's always champagne in the fridge) and clapshot (which is not an STD treatment, but a much funkier way to do yer bashed neeps and chappit tatties).

    Warm reekin' , rich

  • Twal o'clock chappit, an 'we thocht it was time we were beddit.

    My Man Sandy

  • "He's kind o 'late this mornin'; but there's the bell chappit three," he said as the signal was made from the bottom that men were about to come up.

    The Underworld The Story of Robert Sinclair, Miner

  • Under the guidance of his trusty attendant, Colonel Mannering, after threading a dark lane or two, reached the High Street, then clanging with the voices of oysterwomen and the bells of pie-men; for it had, as his guide assured him, just ‘chappit eight upon the Tron.

    Chapter XXXVI

  • "Your hair will be like the red gold and your skin like the white milk," said Eelen; "and it's chappit acht, and it's time to be wakening."

    Kirsteen: The Story of a Scotch Family Seventy Years Ago

  • ` ` What made ye sae late? 'said Mr. Jarvie, as I entered the dining-parlour of that honest gentleman; ` ` it is chappit ane the best feek o five minutes by-gane.

    Rob Roy

  • At lenth I cam to luik for her as reglar as gin she had been a ghaist, and the time that chappit upo 'the auld clock had belongt to the midnicht instead o' the mornin '.

    Alec Forbes of Howglen

  • "She made naething o ''t, whatever it was; for doon the street cam the schuilmaister, an' chappit at the door, an gaed in an 'waitit till ye came hame."

    Malcolm

  • "I was busy at them, mither, whan Maister Cosmo chappit at the door."

    Warlock o' Glenwarlock

  • 'Eh, sir!' she said, 'I didna ken it was you, or I wadna hae come into the room ohn chappit at the door.

    Robert Falconer

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  • Scots - mashed, squashed, especially of vegetables, eg. chappit tatties. Also written champit.

    December 26, 2007