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Noun: chapman (chapmen)  chap-mun
Usage: archaic
  1. An itinerant pedlar
Noun: Chapman  chap-mun
  1. United States pioneer who planted apple trees as he travelled (1774-1845)
    - John Chapman, Johnny Appleseed

Derived forms: chapmen

Type of: hawker, packman, peddler [N. Amer], pedlar [Brit, Cdn], pioneer, pitchman [N. Amer]

Encyclopedia: Chapman, Nathaniel