frap

play
verb \ˈfrap\

Definition of frap

frapped

;

frapping

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to draw tight (as with ropes or cables) frap a sail

Origin and Etymology of frap

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


First Known Use: 1548

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