frap

verb
\ ˈfrap \
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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