Awhape
Awhape A*whape", v. t. [Cf. whap blow.] To confound; to terrify; to amaze. [Obs.] --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

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  • awhape — /ə (h)wāpˈ/ (Spenser) transitive verb To confound or amaze ORIGIN: Cf Gothic af hwapjan to choke …   Useful english dictionary

  • Whap — Whap, Whop Whop, v. i. [Cf. OE. quappen to palpitate, E. quob, quaver, wabble, awhape, wap.] To throw one s self quickly, or by an abrupt motion; to turn suddenly; as, she whapped down on the floor; the fish whapped over. Bartlett. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Whop — Whap Whap, Whop Whop, v. i. [Cf. OE. quappen to palpitate, E. quob, quaver, wabble, awhape, wap.] To throw one s self quickly, or by an abrupt motion; to turn suddenly; as, she whapped down on the floor; the fish whapped over. Bartlett. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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