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crape

noun \ ˈkrāp \

Definition of crape

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

Origin and Etymology of crape

alteration of French crêpe, from Middle French crespe, from crespe curly, from Latin crispus — more at crisp


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crape

verb

Definition of crape

craped; craping
: to cover or shroud with or as if with crape

First Known Use of crape

1815

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crape

verb

Definition of crape

craped; craping
: to make (the hair) curly

Origin and Etymology of crape

French crêper, from Middle French cresper, from crespe


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