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CHAP

Clearing House Automated Payment System

A company that operates a computer system to perform clearing services for funds and some other investment vehicles denominated in the British pound. It is allied with other clearing houses in the Association for Payment Clearing Services. It began operations in 1984.
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Flappy Chappy will be available through iTunes and the Apple app store for free.
She said: "I turned round and still had the knife in my hand out in front of me and Chappy ran into me.
Cheeky Chappy and Jimmy Quinn after scoring at Yarmouth in 1996, one of eight wins for him that year
He's always been a bit of a cheeky chappy, and I've enjoyed his little pranks.
When I came to Chappy, I told him my idea and said: Hey, take a few hours to think it over,'' said Onorato, yelling over the sizzle of shrimp in his skillet.
One of the more intriguing JavaJoint cyber-tainment venues will be the daily dispatches from Chappy Hardy, the House of Blues' roving reporter.
He conducts cheesy interviews on two lime green sofas - with last week's star guest Lee Chappy, a postman who doubles as Leicester City player Jamie Vardy.
And cheerful chappy Tom Kerridge is a TV natural - who also happens to prefer traditional grub to gastronomic frivolities.
Stuart Haynes says: "This is Paco, my two-yearold Chihuahua who is a cheeky chappy.
Singer Jackie Miller explains: "Myself, Garth and Chappy had been good friends for several years and one thing that we always had in common was extremely similar taste in music and bands.
On the surface, he appears to be a pleasant, happy chappy - but beneath that facade lurks a dark heart.
Miss Rutherford said she didn't see how Mr Chapman, known to his friends as Chappy, came to be injured but as she looked out of their flat she saw him fall to the ground, fatally wounded.