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Knap   Listen

(past & past part. knapped; pres. part. knapping)
Strike sharply.  Synonym: rap.
Break a small piece off from.  Synonyms: break off, chip, cut off.  "Chip a tooth"

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"Knap" Quotes from Famous Books

... cheap-jack? Or fake the broads? or fig a nag? Or thimble-rig? or knap a yack? Or pitch a snide? or smash a rag? Suppose you duff? or nose and lag? Or get the straight, and land your pot? How do you melt the multy swag? Booze and ...
— The Home Book of Verse, Vol. 4 (of 4) • Various

... and white on the king's business. The English lane was made for the leisurely meandering of cows to and from pasture, for the dreamy snail-pace of time-forgetting lovers, for children gathering primroses or wild strawberries, or for the knap-sacked wayfarer to whom time and space are no objects, whose destination is anywhere and nowhere, whose only clocks are the rising sun and the evening star, and to whom the way means ...
— Vanishing Roads and Other Essays • Richard Le Gallienne

Words linked to "Knap" :   knock, cut off, rap, strike, break off, chip, cut

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