Origin of chape
Related formschape·less, adjective
Examples from the Web for chape
“Begorra, sure we all thry to have our ray-ligion as chape as we can,” replied he coolly.Afloat at Last|John Conroy Hutcheson
Annyhow, Granny, it's a mercy it was a real gold ring, an' not one of them chape things to be gettin' all rusty in the wather.The Misfit Christmas Puddings|The Consolation Club
Ah, thin, just a chape deal coffin, shure—wid a few archangels on the lid.
Don't be standin' when sittin' down is chape enough, even for the poor.Flint|Maud Wilder Goodwin
They must run a chape little thing to the Dargle, about two miles away, along the roadside, just as Balfour showed them the way.