knap


1knap

noun \ˈnap\

Definition of KNAP

1
chiefly dialect :  a crest of a hill :  summit
2
chiefly dialect :  a small hill

Origin of KNAP

Middle English, from Old English cnæp; akin to Old English cnotta knot
First Known Use: before 12th century

Rhymes with KNAP

2knap

transitive verb
knappedknap·ping

Definition of KNAP

1
dialect British :  2rap 1
2
:  to break with a quick blow; especially :  to shape (as flints) by breaking off pieces
3
dialect British :  snap, crop
4
dialect British :  chatter
knap·per noun

Origin of KNAP

Middle English knappen, of imitative origin
First Known Use: 15th century

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