wap

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

wap (plural waps)

  1. (UK, dialect) A blow or beating; a whap.

Verb[edit]

wap (third-person singular simple present waps, present participle wapping, simple past and past participle wapped)

  1. (UK, dialect) To beat; to whap.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Sir T. Malory to this entry?)

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayic *uap, from Proto-Malayo-Chamic *uap, from Proto-Malayo-Sumbawan *uap, from Proto-Sunda-Sulawesi *uab.

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Noun[edit]

wap (Jawi spelling واڤ)

  1. steam (water vapor)