chaparejos

chaparejos or chaparajos [chap΄ə rā′hōs΄, shap΄ə rā′hōs΄ ]
pl.n.
[MexSp, altered < chaparreras (so named because worn to protect from chaparro, chaparral)]
Southwest CHAPS1

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  • chaparejos — ☆ chaparejos or chaparajos [chap΄ə rā′hōs΄, shap΄ə rā′hōs΄ ] pl.n. 〚MexSp, altered < chaparreras (so named because worn to protect from chaparro, chaparral)〛 Southwest CHAPS1 * * * …   Universalium

  • chaparejos — noun plural see chaparajos …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • chaparejos — chap·a·re·jos …   English syllables

  • chaparejos —   n. pl. cowboys leather leg coverings, chaps …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • chaparejos — n.pl. US a cowboy s leather protection for the front of the legs. Etymology: Mex. Sp …   Useful english dictionary

  • chaparajos — /shap euh ray ohs/; Sp. /chah pah rddah haws/, n. (used with a pl. v.) (in Mexico) chaps. Also, chaparejos /shap euh ray ohs/; Sp. /chah pah rdde haws/. [1860 65, Amer.; < MexSp, var. of chaparejos, prob. b. chaparral CHAPARRAL and aparejos, pl.… …   Universalium

  • chaparajos — or chaparejos noun plural Etymology: modification of Mexican Spanish chaparreras, from chaparro Date: 1887 chaps …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Chaps — This article is about the article of clothing. For other uses, see Chaps (disambiguation). A rider wearing shotgun chaps Chaps (   …   Wikipedia

  • ковбой — я; м. [англ. cowboy] В степях западных штатов США: конный пастух стада. ◁ Ковбойский, ая, ое. К ая шляпа. К ая рубашка. К. фильм (приключенческий фильм из жизни ковбоев). * * * ковбой (англ. cowboy, от cow  корова и boy  парень), в западных… …   Энциклопедический словарь

  • Вестерн (конный спорт) — Историческая фотография рабочего ковбоя …   Википедия

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