|1.||to make or become sore or worn by rubbing|
|2.||(tr) to warm (the hands, etc) by rubbing|
|3.||to irritate or be irritated or impatient: he was chafed because he was not allowed out|
|5.||chafe at the bit See champ|
|6.||a soreness or irritation caused by friction|
|[C14: from Old French chaufer to warm, ultimately from Latin calefacere, from calēre to be warm + facere to make]|
v. chafed, chaf·ing, chafes
To cause irritation of the skin by friction.