Associations to the word «Chapman»


CHAPMAN, proper noun. An English occupational surname​ for a merchant.
CHAPMAN, noun. (obsolete) a dealer or merchant, especially an itinerant one
CHAPMAN CODE, noun. Any of a series of three-letter codes (often abbreviations) for counties and similar administrative units of the British Isles used especially in the field of genealogy

Dictionary definition

CHAPMAN, noun. United States pioneer who planted apple trees as he traveled (1774-1845).
CHAPMAN, noun. Archaic term for an itinerant peddler.

Wise words

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Nathaniel Hawthorne