chapped

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Verb[edit]

chapped

  1. simple past tense and past participle of chap

Adjective[edit]

chapped

  1. (of skin) dry and flaky due to excessive evaporation of water from its surface
    • 1854 Sir Erasmus Wilson - Healthy skin: a popular treatise on the skin and hair, their preservation and management
      For chapped lips, or chapped nipples, the tincture of catechu, or benjamin, ... / For severely chapped hands or face, the oxide of zinc ointment or camphor ...
    • 1913, Willa Cather, O Pioneers!
      [...] his nose and his chubby cheeks were chapped and red with cold.

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