Craping
Crape Crape, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Craped} (kr[=a]pt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Craping}.] [F. cr[^e]per, fr. L. crispare to curl, crisp, fr. crispus. See {Crape}, n.] To form into ringlets; to curl; to crimp; to friz; as, to crape the hair; to crape silk. [1913 Webster]

The hour for curling and craping the hair. --Mad. D'Arblay. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Crape — Crape, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Craped} (kr[=a]pt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Craping}.] [F. cr[^e]per, fr. L. crispare to curl, crisp, fr. crispus. See {Crape}, n.] To form into ringlets; to curl; to crimp; to friz; as, to crape the hair; to crape silk.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Craped — Crape Crape, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Craped} (kr[=a]pt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Craping}.] [F. cr[^e]per, fr. L. crispare to curl, crisp, fr. crispus. See {Crape}, n.] To form into ringlets; to curl; to crimp; to friz; as, to crape the hair; to crape silk …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • crape — I. noun Etymology: alteration of French crêpe, from Middle French crespe, from crespe curly, from Latin crispus more at crisp Date: 1633 1. crepe 2. a band of crepe worn on a hat or sleeve as a sign of mourning II. transitive verb (craped …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • crape — crapelike, adj. /krayp/, n., v.t., craped, craping. crepe. [Anglicized sp.] * * * …   Universalium

  • crape — /kreɪp/ (say krayp) noun, verb (t) (craped, craping) → crepe. {anglicised spelling of crepe} …   Australian English dictionary

  • crape — [krāp] n. [Fr crêpe: see CREPE] 1. CREPE (sense 1) 2. a piece of black crepe as a sign of mourning, often worn as a band around the arm vt. craped, craping Rare to cover with black crepe …   English World dictionary

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