Definition of chafe
(Entry 1 of 2)
2 : to warm by rubbing especially with the hands
3a : to rub so as to wear away : abrade the strap chafed his skin The boat chafed its sides against the dock.
b : to make sore by or as if by rubbing The tight collar chafed his neck.
Definition of chafe (Entry 2 of 2)
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