What is chapman?

  • (noun): United States pioneer who planted apple trees as he traveled (1774-1845).
    Synonyms: John Chapman, Johnny Appleseed
    See also — Additional definitions below


Chapman is an English occupational surname. A chapman was an itinerant seller in medieval Britain. It is the cognate of the German Kaufmann.

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The Memorable Masque Of The Middle Temple And Lincoln's Inn - Credits
... most common literary partner in masquing, Chapman was a close friend of Jones, and did not engage in the kind of ego competition that Jonson maintained with Jones for some two ... The masque's printed text shows that Chapman let Jones — a man of no small ego himself — take the lead in grabbing credit the title page states that the work was "Invented and ... Supplied, applied, digested and written by George Chapman." ...
Chapman, Australian Capital Territory - Geology
... Laidlaw Volcanics pale to dark grey dacitic tuff covers most of Chapman ... Shale, sandstone, ashstone and tuff is found near the west end of Rafferty Street ...
T. A. Chapman Co.
... Chapman Co ... commonly known as Chapman's was a department store based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin ... chain was founded by Timothy Appleton Chapman in 1857 ...
Big Wheel (Icehouse Album) - Track Listing
... Big Wheel" (Iva Davies, David Chapman) - 428 "Satellite" (Davies, Chapman, Paul Wheeler) - 419 "Goodbye, Valentine" (Davies, Simon Lloyd, Wheeler) - 407 "Judas" (Davies, Chapman ...
John Chapman (artist) - Biography
... Chapman attended Bangor Street School in Blackburn, where his art teacher, Peter Shackleton, recognised his talent and arranged for him to take art classes at Blackburn College of Art ... During his time at school, Chapman developed an interest in trains and the railway art of Terence Cuneo and others ... After leaving school in 1961, Chapman was employed as a layout artist and later as a technical illustrator working on his own paintings in the ...

More definitions of "chapman":

  • (noun): Archaic term for an itinerant peddler.

Famous quotes containing the word chapman:

    If you are to reach masses of people in this world, you must do it by a sign language. Whether your vehicle be commerce, literature, or politics, you can do nothing but raise signals, and make motions to the people.
    —John Jay Chapman (1862–1933)

    And let a scholar all earth’s volumes carry,
    He will be but a walking dictionary:
    A mere articulate clock.
    —George Chapman (1559–1634)

    Everybody in America is soft, and hates conflict. The cure for this, both in politics and social life, is the same—hardihood. Give them raw truth.
    —John Jay Chapman (1862–1933)