frap

verb
\ ˈfrap How to pronounce frap (audio) \
frapped; frapping

Definition of frap

transitive verb

: to draw tight (as with ropes or cables) frap a sail

First Known Use of frap

1548, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for frap

Middle English, to strike, beat, from Anglo-French fraper

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“Frap.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/frap. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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