/ (tʃɛlp) /
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verb (intr) Northern English and Midland English dialect
(esp of women or children) to chatter or speak out of turnshe's always chelping at the teacher
(of birds) to squeak or chirp
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Word Origin for chelp
C19: perhaps from ch (irp) + (y) elp
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How to use chelp in a sentence
Ha'e much more o' thy chelp, my young jockey, an' I'll rattle my fist about thee.Sons and Lovers|David Herbert Lawrence