Affrap
Affrap \Af*frap"\, v. t. & i. [Cf. It. affrappare, frappare, to cut, mince, F. frapper to strike. See {Frap}.] To strike, or strike down. [Obs.] --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • affrap — /a frapˈ/ (Spenser) transitive verb and intransitive verb To strike ORIGIN: Ital affrappare, from pfx af (L ad to), and frappare to strike; or directly from ↑frap …   Useful english dictionary

  • Frap — Frap, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Frapped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Frapping}.] [Cf. F. frapper to strike, to seize ropes. Cf. {Affrap}.] 1. (Naut.) To draw together; to bind with a view to secure and strengthen, as a vessel by passing cables around it; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Frapped — Frap Frap, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Frapped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Frapping}.] [Cf. F. frapper to strike, to seize ropes. Cf. {Affrap}.] 1. (Naut.) To draw together; to bind with a view to secure and strengthen, as a vessel by passing cables around it;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Frapping — Frap Frap, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Frapped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Frapping}.] [Cf. F. frapper to strike, to seize ropes. Cf. {Affrap}.] 1. (Naut.) To draw together; to bind with a view to secure and strengthen, as a vessel by passing cables around it;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”