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chappe

[shap]
noun
  1. schappe silk.
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Origin of chappe

First recorded in 1815–25
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Historical Examples of chappe

  • This gave 64 different signs, but was defective in the same point as that of Chappe.

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    Sabine Baring-Gould

  • It was as though Chappe had indeed something to say and meant to say it.

  • Observer, after an interval of ten minutes: Are you ready, Chappe?

  • Chappe washed his hands, so to say, of Robert and his doings.

  • Has he seen the biographical notice of Chappe in Larousses dictionary?