tappish
Tapish Tap"ish, v. i. [F. se tapir to squat.] To lie close to the ground, so as to be concealed; to squat; to crouch; hence, to hide one's self. [Written also {tappis}, {tappish}, {tappice}.] [Obs. or Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster]

As a hound that, having roused a hart, Although he tappish ne'er so soft. --Chapman. [1913 Webster]


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