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neap

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adjective \ˈnēp\

Definition of neap

  1. :  of, relating to, or constituting a neap tide

Origin and Etymology of neap

Middle English neep, from Old English nēp being at the stage of neap tide


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neap

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Definition of neap

First Known Use of neap

15th century

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