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See also CHAPS
- IPA: /tʃæps/, /ʃæps/
Etymology 1 
- Plural form of chap
- Third-person singular simple present indicative form of chap.
Etymology 2 
Short for American Spanish chaparreras.
- Protective leather leggings attached at the waist.
- If you are going to use that chainsaw, why don't you put on a pair of chaps?
- Chaps were a costume staple of Westerns.