Definition for Chafe (chafing, -s)

chafe (chafing, -s), v. [ME chaufe-n < L. calefacere, to heat, make warm.] (webplay: perfume, worn).

  1. Rub; stroke; knead; massage; try to make warm by touching repeatedly.
  2. Irritate; fret against; move actively against; [fig] erode; carve out.
  3. Scratch; push against; try to open; attempt to remove.

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