Pants worn by ranchers and cowboys to protect them from injury. Usually made from leather, not made with a crotch or buttocks area. Designed to be worn with other clothing.

Chaps (?), n. pl.

The jaws, or the fleshy parts about them. See Chap. "Open your chaps again." Shak.

 

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Chaps (?), n. pl.

Short for Chaparajos. [Colloq.]

 

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