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VERB (2)

1. strike sharply;
- Example: "rap him on the knuckles"
[syn: rap, knap]

2. break a small piece off from;
- Example: "chip the glass"
- Example: "chip a tooth"
[syn: chip, knap, cut off, break off]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Knap \Knap\, n. A sharp blow or slap. --Halliwell. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Knap \Knap\, v. i. To make a sound of snapping. --Wiseman. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Knap \Knap\ (n[a^]p), n. [AS. cn[ae]p, cn[ae]pp, top, knob, button; cf. Icel. knappr knob, Sw. knapp, Dan. knap button, W., Gael., & Ir. cnap knob, button, and E. knop.] A protuberance; a swelling; a knob; a button; hence, rising ground; a summit. See Knob, and Knop. [1913 Webster] The highest part and knap of the same island. --Holland. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Knap \Knap\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Knapped; p. pr. & vb. n. Knapping.] [D. knappen to chew, bite, crack, take hold of; prob. of imitative origin.] 1. To bite; to bite off; to break short. [Obs. or Prov. Eng. ] [1913 Webster] He will knap the spears apieces with his teeth. --Dr. H. More. [1913 Webster] He breaketh the bow, and knappeth the spear in sunder. --Ps. xlvi. 9 (Book of Common Prayer.) [1913 Webster] 2. To strike smartly; to rap; to snap. [Chiefly Brit.] --Bacon. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

knap v 1: strike sharply; "rap him on the knuckles" [syn: rap, knap] 2: break a small piece off from; "chip the glass"; "chip a tooth" [syn: chip, knap, cut off, break off]