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British Dictionary definitions for chelp

chelp

verb (intr) Northern English and Midland English dialect
  1. (esp of women or children) to chatter or speak out of turnshe's always chelping at the teacher
  2. (of birds) to squeak or chirp
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Word Origin

C19: perhaps from ch (irp) + (y) elp
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