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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 and Etymology of crape

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


First Known Use: 1633


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crape

verb

Definition of crape

craped

;

craping

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

1815

First Known Use of crape

1815


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crape

verb

Definition of crape

craped

;

craping

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

Origin and Etymology of crape

French crêper, from Medieval French cresper, from crespe


First Known Use: 1774

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