Origin of chappe
First recorded in 1815–25
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Examples from the Web for chappe
This gave 64 different signs, but was defective in the same point as that of Chappe.Historic Oddities
Observer, after an interval of ten minutes: Are you ready, Chappe?
It was as though Chappe had indeed something to say and meant to say it.
Chappe washed his hands, so to say, of Robert and his doings.
Has he seen the biographical notice of Chappe in Larousses dictionary?