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Nap (năp), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Napped (năpt); p. pr. & vb. n. Napping (năp"pĭng).] [OE. nappen, AS. hnæppian to take a nap, to slumber; cf. AS. hnipian to bend one's self, Icel. hnipna, hn&ī;pa, to droop.] 1. To have a short sleep; to be drowsy; to doze. Chaucer.
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2. To be in a careless, secure state; to be unprepared; as, to be caught napping. Wyclif.
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I took thee napping, unprepared. Hudibras.
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Nap, n. A short sleep; a doze; a siesta. Cowper.
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Nap, n. [OE. noppe, AS. hnoppa; akin to D. nop, Dan. noppe, LG. nobbe.] 1. Woolly or villous surface of felt, cloth, plants, etc.; an external covering of down, of short fine hairs or fibers forming part of the substance of anything, and lying smoothly in one direction; the pile; as, the nap of cotton flannel or of broadcloth.
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2. pl. The loops which are cut to make the pile, in velvet. Knight.
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Nap, v. t. To raise, or put, a nap on.
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Nap (?), n. Same as Napoleon, 1, below.
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