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Old January 31st, 2018, 01:25 PM
Christopher Carson
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Default [Dixonary] Round 2868: chape - Definition List

We have a bumper crop of 14 definitions for CHAPE. Please vote for two, by
public reply to this message, before deadline, which is 12:30 PM EST on
Friday, February 2, 2018, or 9:30 AM PST .

1. Token of defiance or challenge; thing deposited as
pledge of performance.
2. A protective girdle worn by knights in armor.
3. A rock fragment foreign to the igneous rock in which it
is embedded.
4. (Arch.) A horizontal ledge on the face of a wall,
formed by a diminution of its thickness, or by the
weathering of the upper surface of a part built out from it.
5. To shirk duty or evade responsibilities.
6. A herbal infusion of the _Chupasangre_ plant of the
Andes, used to detoxify the kidneys.
7. Something that causes irritation.
8. A lamentation for the dead, a dirge.
9. A loading pocket off the side of a mine shaft where
materials are stored prior to transfer to the lift.
10. A metal tip or mounting on a scabbard or sheath.
11. 1. A cap; 2. to cap.
12. To separate different sizes of rock and gravel. [Rare]
A quantity of rocks so sorted.
13. _Spec._ A dunce-cap.
14. (Also half chap or chapette) A popular style of
equestrian gaiter that extends from the ankle to just below
the knee.

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