Chaf"er (?), n.


One who chafes.


A vessel for heating water; -- hence, a dish or pan.

A chafer of water to cool the ends of the irons. Baker.


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Chaf"er, n. [AS. ceafor; akin to D. kever, G kefer.] Zool.

A kind of beetle; the cockchafer. The name is also applied to other species; as, the rose chafer.


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