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6 definitions found
 for Chapman
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Chapman \Chap"man\, n.; pl. Chapmen. [AS. ce['a]pman; ce['a]p
     trade + man man; akin to D. koopman, Sw. k["o]pman, Dan.
     ki["o]pmand, G. kaufmann.f. Chap to cheapen, and see
     Cheap.]
     1. One who buys and sells; a merchant; a buyer or a seller.
        [Obs.]
        [1913 Webster]
  
              The word of life is a quick commodity, and ought
              not, as a drug to be obtruded on those chapmen who
              are unwilling to buy it.              --T. Fuller.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. A peddler; a hawker.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  Chapman
      n 1: United States pioneer who planted apple trees as he
           traveled (1774-1845) [syn: Chapman, John Chapman,
           Johnny Appleseed]
      2: archaic term for an itinerant peddler

From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

  CHAPMAN. One whose business is to buy and sell goods or other things. 2 Bl. 
  Com. 476. 
  
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Chapman, NE -- U.S. village in Nebraska
     Population (2000):    341
     Housing Units (2000): 144
     Land area (2000):     0.448954 sq. miles (1.162786 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.448954 sq. miles (1.162786 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            08780
     Located within:       Nebraska (NE), FIPS 31
     Location:             41.022875 N, 98.159990 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     68827
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Chapman, NE
      Chapman
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Chapman, PA -- U.S. borough in Pennsylvania
     Population (2000):    234
     Housing Units (2000): 91
     Land area (2000):     0.377379 sq. miles (0.977407 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.009717 sq. miles (0.025167 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.387096 sq. miles (1.002574 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            12656
     Located within:       Pennsylvania (PA), FIPS 42
     Location:             40.761567 N, 75.404270 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):    
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Chapman, PA
      Chapman
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Chapman, KS -- U.S. city in Kansas
     Population (2000):    1241
     Housing Units (2000): 534
     Land area (2000):     0.762558 sq. miles (1.975017 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.762558 sq. miles (1.975017 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            12550
     Located within:       Kansas (KS), FIPS 20
     Location:             38.971772 N, 97.021791 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     67431
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Chapman, KS
      Chapman
  

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