Synonyms for chap

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If a chap's not born with the gift he's an ass to think he can acquire it.

He can't acquire the gift, and no more can a chap acquire this gift.

I've always been taken with the chap; and I'm very glad you read him correctly.

There are many such instances in the Bible, as we saw in Chap.

Our first point is easily proved from what we showed in Chap.

Many others are found in the course of the work: for instance, in chap.

It cannot be the same work as that written by Mordecai, for, in chap.

It is better still in the letter from Walpole to General Conway in chap.

I must here bespeak special attention for what was said in Chap.

But this paper is the soap-box of that chap, and his is the only point-of-view that'll be expressed in it.

WORD ORIGIN

1570s, "customer," short for obsolete chapman "purchaser, trader" (see cheap). Colloquial sense of "lad, fellow" is first attested 1716 (cf. slang tough customer).

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