|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (v. t.) To excite heat in by friction; to rub in order to stimulate and make warm.
2. (v. t.) To excite passion or anger in; to fret; to irritate.
3. (v. t.) To fret and wear by rubbing; as, to chafe a cable.
4. (v. i.) To rub; to come together so as to wear by rubbing; to wear by friction.
5. (v. i.) To be worn by rubbing; as, a cable chafes.
6. (v. i.) To have a feeling of vexation; to be vexed; to fret; to be irritated.
7. (n.) Heat excited by friction.
8. (n.) Injury or wear caused by friction.
9. (n.) Vexation; irritation of mind; rage.
Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia
chaf (mar, "bitter"; hence, bitter of soul, deadly, destructive, ferocious, "as a bear robbed of her whelps"): Occurs only in 2 Samuel 17:8; used by Hushai to characterize David's supposedly fierce mood at the time of Absalom's armed rebellion.
Chafe (1 Occurrence)
1 Timothy 5:11 But the younger widows you must not enrol; for as soon as they begin to chafe against the yoke of Christ, they want to marry, (WEY)