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Lap

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LAP, n.

1. The loose part of a coat the lower part of a garment that plays loosely.
2. The part of clothes that lies on the knees when a person sits down hence, the knees in this position.

Men expect that happiness should drop into their laps.

LAP,

1. To fold to bend and lay over or on as, to lap a piece of cloth.

To lap boards, is to lay one partly over another.

2. To wrap or twist round.

I lapped a slender thread about the paper.

3. To infold to involve.

Her garment spreads, and laps him in the folds.

LAP, To be spread or laid to be turned over.

The upper wings are opacous at their hinder ends where they lap over, transparent like the wing of a fly.

LAP, Gr. If m is casual in L. lambo, as it probably is, this is the same word.

To take up liquor or food with the tongue to feed or drink by licking.

The dogs by the river Nilus' side being thirsty, lap hastily as they run along the shore.

And the number of them that lapped were three hundred men. Judges 7 .

LAP, To take into the mouth with the tongue to lick up as, a cat laps milk.

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The unabridged 1828 version of this dictionary in the SwordSearcher Bible Software.

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