"chaps" in the noun sense
1. chap, fellow, feller, fella, lad, gent, blighter, cuss, bloke
a boy or man
"that chap is your host"
"there's a fellow at the door"
"he's a likable cuss"
"he's a good bloke"
2. crevice, cranny, crack, fissure, chap
a long narrow depression in a surface
a crack in a lip caused usually by cold
usually in the plural) leather leggings without a seat joined by a belt often have flared outer flaps worn over trousers by cowboys to protect their legs
"chaps" in the verb sense
crack due to dehydration
"My lips chap in this dry weather"
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