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crape

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noun \ˈkrāp\

Definition of crape

  1. 1 :  crepe

  2. 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


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crape

verb,

Definition of crape

crapedcraping

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to cover or shroud with or as if with crape



1815

First Known Use of crape

1815


3

crape

verb,

Definition of crape

crapedcraping

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to make (the hair) curly



Origin of crape

French crêper, from Middle French cresper, from crespe


First Known Use: 1774


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