chappy

chappie

[chap-ee]
noun British Informal.
chap2 ( def 1 ).
Also, chappy.


Origin:
1815–25; chap2 + -ie

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chappie (ˈtʃæpɪ)
 
n
informal another word for chap

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James
masc. proper name, name of two of Christ's disciples, late 12c. M.E. vernacular form of L.L. Jacomus (cf. O.Fr. James, Sp. Jaime, It. Giacomo), altered from L. Jacobus (see Jacob). The Welsh form was Iago, the Cornish Jago.
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