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knap

noun \ ˈnap \

Definition of knap

1 chiefly dialectal : a crest of a hill : summit
2 chiefly dialectal : a small hill

Origin and Etymology of knap

Middle English, from Old English cnæp; akin to Old English cnotta knot


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knap

verb

Definition of knap

knapped; knapping
1 : to break with a quick blow; especially : to shape (something, such as flints) by breaking off pieces
2 dialectal British : 2rap 1
3 dialectal British : snap, crop
4 dialectal British : chatter

knapper

noun

Origin and Etymology of knap

Middle English knappen, of imitative origin


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