crape


1crape

noun \ˈkrāp\

Definition of CRAPE

1
:  crepe
2
:  a band of crepe worn on a hat or sleeve as a sign of mourning

Origin of CRAPE

alteration of French crêpe, from Middle French crespe, from crespe curly, from Latin crispus — more at crisp
First Known Use: 1633

Rhymes with CRAPE

2crape

verb
crapedcrap·ing

Definition of CRAPE

transitive verb
:  to cover or shroud with or as if with crape

First Known Use of CRAPE

1815

3crape

verb
crapedcrap·ing

Definition of CRAPE

transitive verb
:  to make (the hair) curly

Origin of CRAPE

French crêper, from Middle French cresper, from crespe
First Known Use: 1774

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