Definition for CHAM'FER

CHAM'FER, v.t. [Corrupted from Fr. echancrer, to hollow, to cut sloping; Arm. chancra; said to be from cancer.]

  1. To channel; to cut a furrow, as in a column, or to cut into a sloping form. – Johnson. Bailey. Encyc.
  2. To wrinkle. – Shak.

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