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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CHAPPED

All servants love to get swollen knees, and chilblains and chapped hands.

Almond Paste for Chapped Hands (which will preserve them smooth and white).

I'm going to buy him a pair of wristlets, his wrists are so chapped.

Choppy is not so often used as chapped: it is a poetical use of the word.

It will keep a long while, and is a perfect cure for chapped lips.

His tongue passed over his chapped lips with a slight smack.

Were they chapped or sore I would heal them with yarrow ointment.

She pointed with a reddened, chapped, and dirty hand at the sovereign.

Chapped hands are common amongst persons with a languid circulation, who are continually dabbling in water during cold weather.

It is commonly sold as a lip-salve and as a healing application to abraded and chapped surfaces generally.

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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