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chap·man

 (chăp′mən)
n.
1. Chiefly British A peddler.
2. Archaic A dealer or merchant.

[Middle English, from Old English cēapman : cēap, trade; see cheap + man, mann, man; see man.]

chapman

(ˈtʃæpmən)
n, pl -men
(Historical Terms) archaic a trader, esp an itinerant pedlar
[Old English cēapman, from cēap buying and selling (see cheap)]
ˈchapmanˌship n

Chapman

(ˈtʃæpmən)
n
(Biography) George 1559–1634, English dramatist and poet, noted for his translation of Homer

chap•man

(ˈtʃæp mən)

n., pl. -men.
2. Archaic. merchant.
[before 900; cēapman (cēap trading); see cheap]

Chap•man

(ˈtʃæp mən)

n.
1. George, 1559–1634, English poet, playwright, and translator.
2. John, Appleseed, Johnny.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Chapman - United States pioneer who planted apple trees as he traveled (1774-1845)
2.chapman - archaic term for an itinerant peddler
hawker, packman, peddler, pedlar, pitchman - someone who travels about selling his wares (as on the streets or at carnivals)
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