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[shap] /ʃæp/
Origin of chappe
1815-25 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • With loud decided raps, chappe quickly dictated: Retenez bien ceci, il ne faut pas laisser Marie allaiter.

  • This gave 64 different signs, but was defective in the same point as that of chappe.

    Historic Oddities Sabine Baring-Gould
  • chappe asked that a sitting might be arranged for on the same afternoon, as he had something to say.

  • Has he seen the biographical notice of chappe in Larousses dictionary?

  • Observer, after an interval of ten minutes: Are you ready, chappe?

  • chappe informed us, by raps, that he was the operator on this occasion.

  • Asked if he had anything to say, chappe dictated: Il faut laisser le petit en repos loin de son tuteur.

  • It was as though chappe had indeed something to say and meant to say it.

  • I happened to mention this to M. Meurice, and by so doing awakened chappe and a salvo of raps.

  • chappe washed his hands, so to say, of Robert and his doings.

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