chap and lie

noun
plural chap and lies

Definition of chap and lie

: the bowling of a bowl or a curling stone so that it hits another bowl or stone and remains in or near its place

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History and Etymology for chap and lie

Scots chap to strike

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“Chap and lie.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chap%20and%20lie. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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