from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A Scotch form of chap , 2.
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Draw, Bardolph; cut mc off the villain's head; throw the quean in the chaup - nel.
Then burnewin came on like death, At every chaup, etc.] “A quarrel! no, father,” replied the Perth armourer,
At every chaup, etc.] "A quarrel! no, father," replied the Perth armourer, "but a measuring of swords with such a one upon St. Leonard's Crags, for the honour of my bonny city, I confess.