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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Clap \Clap\ (kl[a^]p), n. 1. A loud noise made by sudden collision; a bang. "Give the door such a clap, as you go out, as will shake the whole room." --Swift. [1913 Webster] 2. A burst of sound; a sudden explosion. [1913 Webster] Horrible claps of thunder. --Hakewill. [1913 Webster] 3. A single, sudden act or motion; a stroke; a blow. [1913 Webster] What, fifty of my followers at a clap! --Shak. [1913 Webster] 4. A striking of hands to express approbation. [1913 Webster] Unextrected claps or hisses. --Addison. [1913 Webster] 5. Noisy talk; chatter. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 6. (Falconry) The nether part of the beak of a hawk. [1913 Webster] Clap dish. See Clack dish, under Clack, n. Clap net, a net for taking birds, made to close or clap together. [1913 Webster]